Sunita Narain; Climate Change; Kyoto Protocol; Climate Agreements; Emission Targets; Developing Countries; Australia; United States Of America (US); India; China; Climate Mitigation | Centre for Science and Environment

Sunita Narain; Climate Change; Kyoto Protocol; Climate Agreements; Emission Targets; Developing Countries; Australia; United States Of America (US); India; China; Climate Mitigation


The Cancun Camouflage

Historic debt turns 'bad', politics wins over science of climate change 
By Aditya Ghosh
In international diplomacy, there is nothing called 'absolute consensus' so expecting one on climate change would have been plain stupid. But beyond various national interests and commitments to billions of a future without excruciating poverty, we wanted a simple mechanism – one that would save the earth from the catastrophic impacts of climate change that might jeopardise human civilisation itself. 
 

2nd coalition of the willing: bad for climate and for us

Let me be straight: As the clock ticks to Copenhagen, how low is the world prepared to prostrate to get climate-renegade US on board? Is a bad deal in Copenhagen better than no deal?

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