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.
The attached table summarizes the GHG reduction pledges of 13 non-Annex1 countries, organized by type of pledge.
Harnessing the Potential of Open Trade and Investment Flows in the Wind Energy Industry
This working paper maps out the structure and value chains of the wind power industry, analyzes its increasing globalization via cross-border trade and investment flows, and formulates recommendations for policymakers for the design of investment and trade policies to help realize wind energy...
Searching for Common Ground on an Uneven Playing Field
This paper analyzes relevant measures in emerging U.S. domestic climate policies, describes the objectives of these measures, assesses how they might be imposed, and discusses their implications for both a future climate agreement and the international trading system.
Incorporating the Perspectives of Local Stakeholders for Improved REDD Design
This working paper summarizes the feedback and conclusions from a series of workshops for local and indigenous communities in Cameroon and the DRC held in 2008 and 2009, discussing REDD design and implementation.
This bulletin provides updated context for United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) member countries on the full range of recent U.S. climate change actions in the buildup to the Conference of Parties (COP)-15 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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.