At the 17th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change (COP-17) in Durban – “the longest COP ever” – Parties agreed to establish an Ad
20 years after the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, “Rio+20” will review progress on and reaffirm a global commitment to the policies designed to foster e
Jacob Werksman, director of WRI’s Institutions and Governance Program, answers questions on some of the most important legal issues surrounding the Cancun Agreements.
Many – but not all – of the qualities that we value when we call for legally binding targets are within negotiators’ reach.
As the UNFCCC prepares for its next formal meeting, questions about the Copenhagen Accord’s status remain.
Here is a Q&A on some of the most important legal questions surrounding the Copenhagen Accord.
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