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U.N. Reaches Climate Deal in Durban, South Africa

Andrew Light discusses the new deal to combat climate change on The Takeaway.

By Andrew Light | Monday, December 12, 2011

Politics of the Green Climate Fund

Andrew Light discusses the Green Climate Fund with energyNOW!'s Tyler Suiters.

By Andrew Light | Monday, December 12, 2011

There’s More than One Way to Reduce Global Emissions

Rebecca Lefton, Andrew Light, Melanie Hart, and Adam James offer a new approach to bringing down global warming pollution that taps multiple international forums instead of just the United Nations conference.

By Rebecca Lefton, Andrew Light, Melanie Hart, and Adam James | Friday, December 9, 2011

Making the Green Climate Fund a Reality

The United States should continue its progress toward approval of a new fund for global climate mitigation and adaptation, write Richard Caperton and Andrew Light.

By Richard W. Caperton and Andrew Light | Friday, December 9, 2011

Climate Finance Is Key to U.S. Climate Credibility

Andrew Light, Rebecca Lefton, and Adam James explain why developed countries such as the United States need to keep climate aid flowing to get climate change under control and maintain their credibility at international summits.

By Andrew Light, Rebecca Lefton, and Adam James | Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A Preview of the Durban Climate Change Conference

play_alt icon Video Andrew Light explains the state of the world's efforts to combat climate change heading into the conference, what is on the agenda, and how leaders can make progress.

By Andrew Light | Monday, November 28, 2011

Cannes Needs to Focus on Climate

Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton outline an agenda for boosting financing for climate change mitigation at the G-20 this week.

By Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton | Thursday, November 3, 2011

House Airline Bill Risks Diplomatic Fallout and Disaster to U.S. Industry

Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton explain why the House’s act forbidding U.S. airlines from participating in an EU pollution-reduction program is the wrong response.

By Andrew Light and Rebecca Lefton | Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Fight Over International Climate Investments

Budget cuts to international climate investments would jeopardize critical U.S. leadership on achieving climate safety, write Rebecca Lefton and Andrew Light.

By Rebecca Lefton and Andrew Light | Thursday, April 7, 2011

Prospects for U.S. Climate Policy

Andrew Light, Daniel J. Weiss, Lisbeth Kaufman, and Adam James discuss the possibilities for national action and international cooperation on climate change in a changed political environment in a report for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

By Andrew Light, Daniel J. Weiss, Lisbeth Kaufman, and Adam James | Thursday, January 6, 2011

What Does the Future Hold for Climate Diplomacy?

play_alt icon Video Andrew Light discusses the Cancun climate conference and the future of international climate diplomacy.

By Andrew Light | Thursday, December 23, 2010

The Cancun Compromise

Andrew Light discusses whether an international consensus was reached on global warming in an interview with Southwest Florida Public Radio.

By Andrew Light | Sunday, December 19, 2010

Key Pact in Global Warming Fight

John Podesta and Andrew Light discuss in Politico why the Cancun climate conference succeeded where the Copenhagen conference failed.

By John Podesta and Andrew Light | Friday, December 17, 2010

The Cancun Compromise

The U.N. Climate Summit in Cancun ends with a bang big enough to advance a progressive global climate agenda another year and possibly a bit longer, writes Andrew Light.

By Andrew Light | Monday, December 13, 2010

Has Japan Killed the Kyoto Protocol?

Japan’s announcement last week that it would not renew its commitment to the Kyoto Protocol does not necessarily kill the international climate negotiations, argues Andrew Light.

By Andrew Light | Wednesday, December 8, 2010