28 Nov '11, 7pm

What can we expect from the Durban climate talks?

Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Next week, Climate Progress will be heading to the COP 17 climate conference in Durban, South Africa, to report on any developments coming out of the meeting. Hopes are not high for any major progress. But Andrew Light, coordinator of international climate policy at the Center for American Progress (CAP), warns against making assumptions about what will or will not happen. Since the failure to get an international climate treaty in 2009, negotiators have focused on setting aside funds for adaptation and mitigation programs in developing countries. One of the goals at this year's meeting will be to nail down specific commitments to the Green Fund, an international pool of money that was designed to reach $100 billion a year by 2020. If the international community is able to agree on the details of the fund, it would be a very positive st...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-policy/2011-11-28-what-can-w...

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