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SPERI Spotlight on the UN climate summit III

Matthew Patterson

Beyond ‘Deadline Multilateralism’ UN climate change negotiations have been temporally structured around a series of crunch moments: Rio, Kyoto, The Hague, Bali, Copenhagen and now Paris.  The lessons of Rio and Kyoto seemed to be that, if you give a clear deadline, you could structure the expectations of negotiators around that deadline and thereby produce a deal. At Rio it … Continue reading

25 November 2015 by
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