New reports may emphasize disagreements between the U.S. and China, but the reality is much less dramatic.
Even the best possible Copenhagen outcome will be a waypoint, not an endpoint.
Elements of a Framework for the Measurement, Reporting and Verification of Climate Finance
This working paper explores the main issues associated with the measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of finance in the post-2012 climate regime.
Assisting poor countries now and in the future in adapting to climate change must be a top priority.
President Bharrat Jagdeo of Guyana will give the keynote speech at WRI’s official side event at the Copenhagen climate conference on Tuesday December 15.
Lessons from Developed Country Land Use Change and Forestry Greenhouse Gas Accounting & Reporting
This working paper analyzes developed country experience to date in relation to implementation of the LULUCF (land use, land use change and forestry) provisions of the Kyoto Protocol.
A new map shows a world of opportunity for restoration of forest landscapes. COP-15 negotiators should take note.
The new bipartisan framework for climate legislation will help negotiators in Copenhagen better understand where the Senate stands.
One by one, developing countries are coming forward with commitments to reduce emissions.
This kind of drama — the “leaking” of furtive texts, the kneejerk outrage — is part of the routine of climate negotiations.