21 Nov '12, 1pm

On eve of Doha, UN climate chief @CFigueres says talks are making slow, steady progress #climate #doha

UN Climate Chief: Talks Are Making Slow, Steady Progress With a new round of climate negotiations about to get underway, Christiana Figueres, head of the United Nations climate organization, explains in a Yale Environment 360 interview why, despite the obstacles, she thinks the world community is slowly inching its way toward an agreement. by elizabeth kolbert Few jobs on the international stage are more daunting than the one held by Christiana Figueres, the woman in charge of United Nations talks aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions. Figueres, of Costa Rica, is executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , which in 1997 led to the adoption of the landmark Kyoto Protocol but that, in recent years, has been widely criticized for failing to secure a treaty imposing binding limits on emissions. UNFCCC Christiana Figueres With a new r...

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