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A Parting Shot to the Ministers in Bonn: Yvo de Boer’s Address Before the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

By Malcolm Dowden Germany and Mexico are co-hosting a high-level conference this week in Bonn, Germany on the way towards COP16. More than 40 countries are represented at the Ministerial level. Yvo de Boer, the outgoing UNFCCC Executive Secretary, delivered a very critical speech at the conference...

2013 Warsaw Climate Change Conference: International Negotiations Seek to Raise Ambition to Combat Climate Change

By Andrew B. Schatz and Katrina A. Hochstetler International climate change negotiations are now under way at the 2013 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, aiming to lay the groundwork for a new, universal climate change agreement scheduled for adoption in 2015 and to raise ambition...

New Working Paper Examines UN Security Council’s Role in Addressing Climate Change

In a new working paper , Sabin Center intern Dane Warren examines the authority of the United Nations Security Council to address global climate change. The paper considers what actions the Security Council has taken with regard to climate change thus far, and what actions the Security Council could...