As COP-15 approaches, the world already has a precedent for how the United States and China can work together.
This framework for looking at possible outcomes of the COP-15 convention was first introduced at a press event on November 20th.
As South Africa moves forward with its own preparations for climate change, other countries are taking note.
This matrix helps policymakers compare the National Climate Change plans of five developing countries: India, Brazil, China, Mexico and South Africa.
China's announcement signals its commitment both to the climate conference in Copenhagen, and its intent to achieve significant domestic emissions reductions.
Leaders must overcome the mistrust that has characterized recent U.S.-India relations on climate change and energy.
Laying a Foundation for Projects, Policies, and Capacities that Countries Need
As UNFCCC negotiators work to develop
shared expectations around adaptation
planning, it is critical that they
provide a high degree of flexibility to
countries, so that planning processes
can be domestically “owned” and plans
effectively implemented. The...
WRI identifies key elements for a successful and possible outcome in Copenhagen.
New targets and deforestation numbers put Brazil in the spotlight.
Last week's climate talks brought into relief the complex mix of politics and policies that countries are grappling with heading into COP-15 next month.