An Unambiguous Consequence of the Durban Climate Talks
Robert N. Stavins
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS); Resources for the Future; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
March 9, 2012
FEEM (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei), Review of Environment, Energy and Economics (Re3), March 2012
One of the major outcomes of the Durban Climate Conference in 2011 was the 'Durban Platform for Enhanced Action' - a non-binding agreement to forge a new treaty by 2015 that will bring all countries under the same legal regime by 2020. This article will explain why the 'Durban Platform for Enhanced Action' has opened an important window in climate talks.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Keywords: climate change, climate negotiations
JEL Classification: Q5, Q58Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 28, 2012
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