July 10, 2009United States
CFR’s Charles A. Kupchan says President Obama’s summit meetings have advanced relations with Russia and consensus with industrialized states on climate change but that difficult work is ahead on both…
April 1, 2009Climate Change
Yvo de Boer, who heads the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, says global economic woes are a setback for climate change policy but new U.S. leadership is a "huge signal of encouragement to t…
October 7, 2008Climate Change
The UN special envoy on climate change for Papua New Guinea discusses the implications the financial crisis has for international efforts on climate change.
May 19, 2008Climate Change
Yvo de Boer, head of the UN Framework on Climate Change Convention, says “intelligent financing” for green technologies is key to a good climate change agreement.
June 12, 2008Climate Change
Michael A. Levi, who directed CFR’s Independent Task Force on global climate change, says the United States needs to demonstrate how reducing carbon emissions can be balanced with economic growth.
October 30, 2007United States
Former EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman says the next president needs to focus on providing environmental leadership, and must include a new focus on climate change and water infrastructure.