Archive for September, 2009

Life after Copenhagen

Beyond Copenhagen: A climate policymaker’s handbook, by Juan Delgado and Stephen Gardner (eds.)

It is still unclear what a post-Kyoto international regime to tackle climate change will look like. Negotiations on a post-2012 framework are revisiting questions that arose when the Kyoto Protocol was put in place – such as how targets can best be shared out, and how the different interests of rich and poor countries can be addressed – but policymakers must also face new realities. Scientific evidence shows that the climate policies formulated so far are unfit to deal with the magnitude of the challenge.

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