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Prospects for U.S. Climate Policy

National Action and International Cooperation in a Changed Political Landscape

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Any close observer of the last year of international climate negotiations would conclude that its been a difficult time for those determined to find a cooperative, international solution to solving the problem of global warming. Many of the accomplishments achieved in the Copenhagen Accord, especially on finding a compromise between developed and developing countries on MRV (measurement, reporting, and verification) and other technical matters eroded over a long summer of negotiations where confidence in the accord did not show the resilience that many had hoped to see. Nonetheless, progress was made on other parts of the Copenhagen agreement.

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This article was originally published in Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

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