Gil Friend’s Blog

Why COP28 Doesn’t Matter

Yes, I said that. COP28—the recently-concluded UN climate conference—doesn't matter! Well, of course it does (as well as doesn't). It may lack teeth ("May?!?!" I hear you saying!), but it does provide the frame in which corporate, investment, and policy conversations...

COP…or COPOUT? • An LBW LLM • 2024…already?!

COP… OR COPOUT? I’ll have more to say about the 28th UN Conference of the Parties (a/k/a COP28) once it ends. (There always seem to be some surprises near the end.) But for the moment, a few questions: "Why consensus," some have asked, rather than agreements among the...