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The Warsaw Climate Negotiations, and Reason for Cautious Optimism

Robert Stavins | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green
Robert Stavins

The Warsaw meetings must be judged to be at least a modest success -- the baton was not dropped, rather it was passed successfully in this long relay race of negotiations.

A Challenge for Climate Negotiators, and an Opportunity for Scholars

Robert Stavins | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Robert Stavins

The negotiating teams are now tasked under the Durban Platform with identifying a new comprehensive policy architecture. The negotiators are therefore hungry for new ideas, in particular for outside-the-box thinking.

Can the Durban Climate Negotiations Succeed?

Robert Stavins | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green
Robert Stavins

Two weeks of international climate negotiations begin today in Durban, South Africa. These are the Seventeenth Conference of the Parties (COP-17) of ...

International Climate Talks "Going Backward," No Grand Deal In Sight

AP | CHARLES J. HANLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — In two days of talks, major economic powers discussed ways to move ahead in slowing and coping with climate change, but no one sees a...

Remaking the Global Climate Framework

Teryn Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Teryn Norris

Asian governments are the ones beginning to move forward with serious technology policies, investing massive amounts in clean-tech development and deployment while the U.S. falls behind.

World's Biggest Economies Hold Talks To Reach Climate Deal

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON — Representatives of the world's 17 biggest and most polluting nations were holding talks Sunday to search for a breakthrough on financin...

It Doesn't Get Bigger Than This

Fernando Henrique Cardoso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Fernando Henrique Cardoso

The world has forged a seminal agreement once before on climate, in Rio. We can -- and must -- do it again in December in Copenhagen.