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Wednesday, December 9th
2:00 PM

Session 1E Institutionalization of Climate Finance in the Green Climate Fund

Leo Banks

2:00 PM - 2:11 PM

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I will investigate the institutionalization of climate finance as represented by the Green Climate Fund. I will discuss not only the practices of the GCF as the institutionalization of climate finance but also the challenges and opportunities that these practices create and how they contribute to worldwide notions of climate governance

2:12 PM

Session 1E Disparate Impacts of Climate Change on Indigenous Communities in the Arctic Region

Ariana Katz

2:12 PM - 2:23 PM

In this project, I will study the topic of climate justice and the ways that Indigenous communities in the Arctic region are facing some of the most extreme consequences of climate change, yet are often left out of policy, decision-making and important conversations that heavily impact their communities.

2:24 PM

Session 1E Timeline of Uluru- Kata Tjuta

Merry Gerrity
Chris McCormick
Nana Ueno
Wuilian Pineda

2:24 PM - 2:35 PM

This presentation will give a timeline of the Uluru- Kata Tjuta National park and the area around it. The poster will focused on the aboriginal people, early european settlers, the rise in tourism in the 1950's, the struggle for land rites in the 1970's and 1980's, and the state of the area today.

2:36 PM

Session 1E Future Pathways for Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE)

Alessandro Caprini
Aneeqah Tariq
Cecilia Consalvo
Max van Deursen
Sofie de Wit

2:36 PM - 2:47 PM

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Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) refers to Article 6 of the UNFCCC and Article 12 of the Paris Agreement. It calls for public participation, awareness, and education. Through a discursive institutionalist lens, we provide an explanation for the lack of implementation. Our work links to ACE negotiations at COP26.

2:48 PM

Session 1E Police Brutality and State Violence: A Global Phenomenon

Casmali Lopez
Veena Namboodri
Emily Mehloop
Trevor Cunningham
Albaraa Mesawi

2:48 PM - 2:59 PM

A target of SDG 16 (Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions) is to reduce all forms of violence. Our project explores the current state of this target as it relates to police brutality by identifying global case studies of this form of state violence.