Monday, November 17, 2014

Why It Matters That The World’s Two Biggest Polluters Forged A Climate Accord

HNMCP Director Robert C. Bordone and Clinical Fellow Sara del Nido have published a new op-ed to WBUR’s  Cognoscenti on “Why it Matters That the World’s Two Biggest Polluters Forged a Climate Accord”.

 

“On Tuesday, Nov. 12, President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China announced a climate accord that demonstrates real promise in making progress to stem global climate change. The climate accord also represents something that is rarely achieved in the struggle to come together around environmental issues: a long-term agreement that meets the interests of both parties; lays the groundwork for future actions by other key players; fundamentally changes the strategic negotiation game; and takes substantial steps toward solving the problem of collective action.”

Read more on the Cognoscenti site.