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Article in The Conversation

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 […]

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

Boran, I. (2017). Principles of Public Reason in the UNFCCC: Rethinking the Equity Framework. Science and Engineering Ethics, 23(5), 1253–1271. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-016-9779-9   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 Enhanced […]

Special issue in Ethics, Policy & Environment (Taylor & Francis)

This special issue co-edited with Kenneth Shockley appeared in Ethics, Policy & Environment (Vol. 18, issue 2, 2015). It brings specialists together for a close up look at 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 in global governance […]