07 Dec '11, 6pm

6 Glaring Unanswered Policy Questions Raised at COP17

6 Glaring Unanswered Policy Questions Raised at COP17

6 Glaring Unanswered Policy Questions Raised at COP17 By Norine Kennedy Published December 07, 2011 Email | Print | Single Page View Tags: COP17 , Policy & Regulations As ministers begin to arrive during the second week of negotiations here at COP 17 in Durban , we see a growing gap between lofty statements of political aspiration and the development of actual policies and programs that will aid in the fight against climate change. The negotiating texts are heavily bracketed in critical areas, and it will be up to high-level government representatives to break, or steer around, looming deadlocks. While real progress has been made toward putting the technology and finance institutions into operation that were agreed upon last year, there remain many significant unresolved political issues in these complicated negotiations. These include: 1. What is the fate of the Kyoto Pro...

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