Climate Change

Backgrounder

Copenhagen's Many Agendas

Author: Toni Johnson

The UN conference on climate change that begins December 7 in Copenhagen is supposed to produce new targets for emissions reductions, but experts say major countries are at odds on the ultimate goal of a new framework. This backgrounder looks at some of their positions.

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World Energy Outlook 2009

Speaker: Fatih Birol
Presider: Rodney W. Nichols

Fatih Birol, chief economist and director of the office of the chief economist at the International Energy Agency, reports on the world energy market and the ways to combat climate change.

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World Energy Outlook 2009

Speaker: Fatih Birol
Presider: Rodney W. Nichols

Watch Fatih Birol, chief economist and director of the office of the chief economist at the International Energy Agency, report on the world energy market and the ways to combat climate change.

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World Energy Outlook 2009 (Audio)

Speaker: Fatih Birol
Presider: Rodney W. Nichols

Listen to Fatih Birol, chief economist and director of the office of the chief economist at the International Energy Agency, report on the world energy market and the ways to combat climate change.

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Interview

Securing U.S. Energy Supplies

James E. Rogers interviewed by Roya Wolverson

Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers says nuclear investment and partnering with Chinese energy firms are important steps to building U.S. energy security.

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Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 3: U.S. Options for Copenhagen

Speakers: Michael Levi, Frank E. Loy, and Daniel M. Price
Presider: Juliet Eilperin

Experts outline some of the options the United States negotiating team could pursue during climate change talks at Copenhagen.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Alcoa Foundation, and the Robina Foundation.

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Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 2: Connecting Domestic and International Action

Speaker: Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Ma)
Presider: William Allen

Representative Edward J. Markey delivers his insight into the interplay between domestic and international action on climate change.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Alcoa Foundation, and the Robina Foundation.

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Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 1: Copenhagen in a Global Context

Speakers: Jose Goldemberg, Atul Arya, and Sun Guoshun
Presider: Robert Lane Greene

Experts and policymakers place the climate change negotiations at Copenhagen within a global context.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Alcoa Foundation, and the Robina Foundation.

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Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 1: Copenhagen in a Global Context (Audio)

Speakers: Atul Arya, Jose Goldemberg, and Sun Guoshun
Presider: Robert Lane Greene

Listen to experts and policymakers place the climate change negotiations at Copenhagen within a global context.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Alcoa Foundation, and the Robina Foundation.

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Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 1: Copenhagen in a Global Context

Speakers: Atul Arya, Jose Goldemberg, and Sun Guoshun
Presider: Robert Lane Greene

Watch experts and policymakers place the climate change negotiations at Copenhagen within a global context.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Alcoa Foundation, and the Robina Foundation.

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Countdown to Copenhagen Symposium: Session 2: Connecting Domestic and International Action

Speaker: Edward J. Markey
Presider: William L. Allen

Watch Representative Edward J. Markey, Chair, Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming; Chair, Energy and Environment Subcommittee, Energy and Commerce Committee, U.S. House of Representatives (D-MA), deliver his insight into the interplay between domestic and international action on climate change.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?, which was made possible through generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Alcoa Foundation, and the Robina Foundation.

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