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David Turnbull
  • Washington, DC
  • United States
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What is your name?
David Turnbull
What organisation do you work for?
Climate Action Network - International
What country are you based in?
USA
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
UNFCCC negotiations, mitigation, adaptation, finance, NGOs, networks, lobbying, advocacy
What is your telephone number?
+1 202 316 3499
Do you have a Skype account?
d_turnbull
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English
What is your website address?
http://www.climatenetwork.org
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail so the administrator can decide whether to approve your membership
David began as Director of Climate Action Network – International in October 2008. He works to coordinate the Network, which includes nearly five hundred NGOs in dozens of countries working to develop and advocate for global solutions to the climate crisis. He also serves as an advisor to the Global Campaign for Climate Action, providing input on strategy and policy matters. In his capacity as Director of CAN, David has been quoted in major publications in the US, Denmark, France, Germany, India, and South Africa, and by a number of international wire services. Previously, David was Communications Director of the US Climate Action Network, where he coordinated joint communications efforts for US NGOs, as well as for CAN-International at the UNFCCC negotiations. Before joining CAN, David worked at the World Resources Institute as a Coordinator for a pair of international networks working to promote inclusive and accountable environmental governance. In a previous incarnation, David spent time observing the “world’s worst weather” and conducting climate research at the Mount Washington Weather Observatory in New Hampshire. He was born and raised in the Washington, DC area and received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in Geography and Environmental Studies.

David Turnbull's Blog

Applying the lessons of Copenhagen in Cancun

In preparing for the upcoming climate talks in Cancun less than two weeks away, I can't help but look back at where things were a year ago.…
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Posted on November 18, 2010 at 18:00

Fair, Ambitious & Binding: Essentials for a Successful Climate Deal

Working in a coalition of roughly 500 organizations from nearly 80 countries can be tough. With so many different points of view and unique perspectives and expertise, coming to agreement on something as complex as solving climate change can be difficult to say the least. But then again, isn’t that what we’re asking over 180 countries to do next month in Copenhagen?



Well, I’m happy to say that at least as far as the Climate Action… Continue

Posted on November 25, 2009 at 13:30

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