December 1, 2011
US-Led Demands Undermine Durban
Jagdish Bhagwati, Project Syndicate
The 17th conference of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, popularly known as COP-17, is taking place in Durban, South Africa, at a critical moment, as the historic 1997 Kyoto Protocol is set to expire next year. But, like the climate-change conferences in Copenhagen in 2009 and in Cancún in 2010, COP-17 can be expected to spend much and produce little. . .
TAGGED: climate change, global carbon emissions, United Nations, Durban Conference, Project Syndicate