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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.

The United Nations climate summit’s Cancun Agreements were a critical step toward an effective compact to fight global warming after many years of disappointing climate meetings. But why did Cancun work where Copenhagen failed? Three factors helped the notoriously difficult negotiating process.

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Authors

John Podesta

Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors

Andrew Light

Senior Fellow