From Copenhagen to Cancun
This series looks at how critical climate issues progressed between the 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen and COP-16 in Cancun.
- Technology Transfer
- Forests and REDD
- Climate Finance
- Emission Reduction Pledges
- Legal Form of the Agreement
Data and AnalysisSummary of Climate Finance Pledges Put Forward By Developed Countries. WRI’s preliminary analysis on countries’ immediate and long term climate finance pledges announced thus far.
Summary of GHG Reduction Pledges by Developing Countries. Compares the GHG reduction pledges of 11 non-Annex I countries, organized by type of pledge.
Summary of UNFCCC Submissions. This working paper summarizes country submissions to the UNFCCC on the key issues in the international climate negotiations.
Guidelines for Reporting Information on Climate Finance. A discussion of different ways to improve the current system for reporting and compiling information on public financing for climate change.
Remedying Discord in the Accord: Accounting Rules for Annex I Pledges in a Post-2012 Climate Agreement. This paper provides recommendations and options for harmonizing accounting rules for developed country, or Annex I, emissions reduction pledges for a post-2012 climate policy.
Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage and the UNFCCC: Recommendations for Addressing Technical Issues. This policy brief provides analysis and recommendations for addressing carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) issues raised to date in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Kyoto Protocol (KP) processes.
Fact Sheet: U.S. Climate Action in 2009-2010 Summarizes recent activities at the federal, state, and regional level to reduce GHG emissions in the United States.