Climate Change

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Developing an International Framework for Geoengineering

Speaker: M. Granger Morgan
Presider: Ruth Greenspan Bell

As the international community continues to work toward emissions reductions, some climate scientists are turning to the concept of geoengineering-the deliberate manipulation of the Earth's climate-to offset the effects of climate change. The concept, however, raises scientific, political, and ethical questions. Join M. Granger Morgan and John D. Steinbruner to discuss the development of an international framework for geoengineering and the implications of these technologies for U.S. foreign policy.

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Adapting to Climate Change in the Arctic—Coordinating a Federal, State and Private Sector Response

Speakers: Senator Mark Begich and Senator Lisa Murkowski
Presider: Scott G. Borgerson

Senator Mark Begich (D-Ak) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Ak) speak to the Council on public and private strategies for adapting to climate change in Arctic Alaska. Scott G. Borgerson, visiting fellow for Ocean Governance at the Council, presides.

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Expert Roundup

How to Fix Climate Science Reporting

Authors: Kevin Trenberth, Roger A. Pielke Jr., and John R. Christy

With some findings of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in question, four experts debate how much the premier climate science review panel may need to make changes.

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Op-Ed

A New Approach To Tackling Climate Change

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
Financial Times

Jagdish Bhagwati says that in a new climate change protocol rich countries must accept a tort liability for past emissions. All countries should accept liability for current emissions, although grace periods could be granted to developing countries.

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