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Beyond Aspirational Consensus: Increasing Credibility of INDCs After Paris

G20 and other countries should increase the credibility of their pledges on greenhouse gas emissions – Making credible the ambition expressed in the Paris Agreement becomes the focus in the afterglow of the COP21 climate conference. As always, the devil is in the details. A report released today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate […]Read More

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Is Phasing Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies Even on the Agenda

For all their potential promise, apparent earnestness and gravity – not to mention their possible effects and potential ramifications – it’s hard at times not to be cynical about high-level political negotiations. Such might be felt of the United Nations (UN) climate treaty negotiations which got under way this week in Warsaw, Poland. People have […]Read More

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G20 Business Summit: Sustainable Growth and Green Jobs

For the first time at a G-20 meeting, more than 100 CEOs met at a business summit and reviewed strategies for advancing a greener global economy. Although not widely reported, business leaders came together on November 10 and 11, as a prelude to the G20 Seoul Summit. The business summit brought together the heads of 120 of the world’s leading […]Read More

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Important Week for Global Warming – Some Rays of Hope

Jake Schmidt, Director of International Policy for the Natural Resources Defense Council, outlines some important events this week and positive signs in the international community that helps dispel growing pessimism that not enough progress is being made to insure a positive outcome in at the Climate Conference in Copenhagen this DecemberRead More