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REEP: International Climate Policy: The Durban Platform Opens a Window

25 January 2012

In this OUPblog post, Robert N. Stavins discusses the research in A Symposium on “Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy Architecture” appears in the current issue of the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.

"In late November and early December of last year, some 195 national delegations met in Durban, South Africa, for the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP-17) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the latest in a series of international negotiations intended to address the threat of global climate change due to increased concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHSs) in the atmosphere, largely a consequence of the worldwide combustion of fossil fuels, as well as ongoing deforestation."

Read the full blog post, International Climate Policy: The Durban Platform Opens a Window

Read the collection of papers: A Symposium on “Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy Architecture”