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December 8, 2014

Global
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Economic Development and the Paris Climate Agreement

Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, joins Mark Tercek, president and chief executive officer at the Nature Conservancy, to discuss the World Bank Group’s efforts vis-à-vis climate change…

November 30, 2015

Climate Change
Does the Paris Climate Summit Matter?

The much-anticipated Paris climate summit opens today in Paris. But does it matter? The answer isn’t obvious. Any Paris agreement will include only voluntary emissions-cutting goals. And scientists…

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September 22, 2014

France
French Foreign Minister Fabius Looks Ahead to a Universal Climate Agreement in Paris, 2015

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius joins Daniel H. Yergin, vice chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, to discuss climate change negotiations and the United Nations Climate…

September 22, 2014

France
French Foreign Minister Fabius Looks Ahead to a Universal Climate Agreement in Paris, 2015

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius joins Daniel H. Yergin, vice chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, to discuss climate change negotiations and the United Nations Climate…

November 29, 2018

Climate Change
Katowice Climate Summit: What to Watch

The conference in Poland will be a major test of the world’s collective political will to fight global warming. Following through on promises made in Paris will not be easy.

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January 7, 2016

Global
U.S. Environmental Regulation After the Paris Climate Talks

Following the Paris climate talks, Gina McCarthy assesses the domestic and international implications of the agreement, and the future of U.S. climate policy and diplomacy.

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November 24, 2015

Global
Five Things to Watch at Paris Climate Summit

The Paris talks have been built up as a critical moment for confronting climate change, making even the perception of success important for momentum on lowering carbon emissions, writes CFR’s Michael…

December 4, 2015

Climate Change
Stewart Patrick: Combating Climate Change Beyond Paris

The UN climate talks in Paris are just one part of the international climate policy regime, write Stewart Patrick, director of the Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, and Res…

November 30, 2015

Global
Paris Climate Talks: Resources From CFR and Foreign Affairs

Senior officials from almost two hundred nations are meeting in Paris, France, for the twenty-first annual United Nations Conference of Parties (COP21), also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conferenc…

November 23, 2015

International Organizations
Paris is Just One Piece of the Climate Change Puzzle

Coauthored with Naomi Egel, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Next week’s Paris meeting on climate change—offici…

The Eiffel Tower is seen at sunset in Paris, France, on November 22, 2015.