Analysis02 November

The Barcelona Opening: What can we expect from this game?

The Barcelona Climate Change Talks have opened today amid very mixed expectations. There still are some very clear divergences to tackle before a text for the Copenhagen agreement can be finally agreed upon.

Sergio Abranches

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Treks05 October

Strong signs of change from Washington on global warming.

Increasing market awareness about climate change risk and costs has been driving a growing number of companies to adopt climate friendly corporate policies in the US.

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Op-Ed28 September

There is some hope for a climate deal in Copenhagen

But the odds against an effective deal are increasing. The NYC Climate Summit and the G20 meeting did not break the deadlock. Negotiators are working on a raft agreement in Bangkok this week. Meanwhile the UN has released the latest draft.

Sergio Abranches

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Analysis11 September

Global warming: are we heading to a doomsday scenario?

Sergio Abranches

Chief US Climate negotiator Todd Stern’s statement at the House Select Committee for Energy Independence and Global Warming that “the tenor of negotiations in the formal U.N. track has been difficult,” was only the most recent warning of a dimming prospect for an effective deal in Copenhagen. More »

Treks03 August

The new power of rural interests in the US and Brazil

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