News and events

New article in The Conversation

Idil Boran has co-authored with Kenneth Shockley (Colorado State University) an article in The Conversation during COP 22 in Marrakech. Shockley & Boran, With waning US leadership on climate, nonstate actors to play outsize role.

Idil Boran at COP 22 Marrakech

Idil Boran attended COP 22, the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), November 7-18, Marrakech, Morocco. Boran's activities at COP 22 include: Presenting at a side event in the blue zone on "Linking (I)NDCs to Global Climate Action Agenda: Realizing Synergies". The event was co-organized with the […]

May 2016: Official Side Event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference May 2016

An official side event, organized by Idil Boran in collaboration with Joanna Patouris (Faculty of Environmental Studies), titled "The Way Forward: Developing a Transparency Pathway as a Condition for Equity in the UNFCCC" will be held on Saturday, May 21st, 11:30—13:00 at the Bonn Climate Change Conference May 2016. The Bonn Climate Change Conference brings world leaders together to take […]

New paper: "Principles of public reason in the UNFCCC: Rethinking the equity framework" in Science and Engineering Ethics (Springer)

My new paper "Principles of public reason in the UNFCCC: Rethinking the equity framework" is forthcoming in the journal Science and Engineering Ethics.   Abstract: Since 2011, the focus of international negotiations under the UNFCCC has been on producing a new climate agreement by 2015. This phase of negotiations is known as the Durban Platform for […]

Presenting at the 2016 Berlin Conference on Transformative Global Governance "après Paris", May 23-24, 2016

I will be attending the 2016 Berlin Conference on Transformative Global Governance "après Paris", held in Berlin, May 23-24, 2016.  I will participate with a paper, written in collaboration with Kenneth Shockley (University at Buffalo), which develops a new equity framework for global governance on climate change in its new course after Paris. Stay tuned for more […]

New special issue in Ethics, Policy & Environment (Taylor & Francis)

This new special issue I have co-edited appeared in Ethics, Policy & Environment (Vol. 18, issue 2, 2015). The special issue brings specialists from around the world to provide an update of the international negotiations on climate change before the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris. The contributors discuss new directions for ethics and equity […]