Climate Change

Interview

India's Climate Change Forecast

Jairam Ramesh interviewed by Jayshree Bajoria

Environment minister Jairam Ramesh says India plans to outline unilateral greenhouse gas emissions cuts soon. But he says rich states must commit to greater cuts of their own before developing countries can agree on binding global targets.

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Foreign Affairs Article

The Other Climate Changers

Authors: Jessica Seddon Wallack and Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Little attention has been given to reducing emissions of the light-absorbing particles known as "black carbon" or the gases that form ozone--even though doing so would be easier and cheaper and have a more immediate effect.

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Interview

The Future of U.S. Climate Policy

Eileen B. Claussen interviewed by Stephanie Hanson

Eileen Claussen, president of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, says U.S. domestic climate legislation might pass in 2010, after Congress deals with health care reform. But a global climate agreement, set to be discussed in Copenhagen in December 2009, is dependent on U.S. policy, she says.

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