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Meeting China’s Climate Goals: An Expert Discussion
Posted on 17 Nov 2015 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

The Sabin Center and the Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) recently co-hosted a panel discussion on Meeting China’s Climate Goals . The event was convened to discuss how China can shift its economy away from coal-fired power generation, improve... Read More

DLA Piper: U.S., China Reach Landmark Climate Accord
Posted on 14 Nov 2014 by DLA Piper

By Andrew Schatz and Catherine Campbell In a historic move that adds life to international climate negotiations, the US and China have jointly committed to undertake significant actions to combat climate change. As announced by President Barack Obama... Read More

Global Warming: There are Reasonable, Cost-Effective Steps that Can Slow the Temperature Rise, but They May Be Rendered Moot by Massive Increases in CO2
Posted on 4 Mar 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

First, some good news. Prior posts have noted repeatedly the key role that methane plays in global warming (the longterm trend in temperature, not seasonal or annual variations). Prior posts have also noted the role that particulates-aerosols play in... Read More

Sulfur Masking Global Warming?
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by Patrick Greissing

By Patrick Greissing, Alston & Bird LLP A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences states that despite the increase in greenhouse gas emissions from 1998 to 2008, global surfaces temperatures have leveled off... Read More