Gwynne Taraska

What's on Tap at the Historic Paris Climate Summit

After years of negotiations, world leaders are set to strike a new international climate agreement when they convene for the 21st Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, or UNFCCC. The conference, known as COP21, will be held in Paris from November 30 through December 11.

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Countdown to Paris: The New Geopolitics of Climate Change

The geopolitics of climate change is shifting. As a recent series of climate pledges from developing countries has clearly demonstrated, climate action is no longer in the purview of developed countries alone.

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Can the World's Most Important Climate Meeting Save the Planet from Climate Change?

The parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, or UNFCCC, are meeting in Bonn, Germany, June 1 through June 11 to continue negotiating a new international climate agreement. They will reconvene in Paris in December to finalize it. A key aspect of the eventual agreement — which will apply to both developed and developing countries — will be a set of national targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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