Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

December 2014

Late Night Lima Deal Sets Stage for Climate Showdown in Paris

December 14, 2014

The UN climate discussions in Lima crossed the finish line at a few minutes past 3AM this morning, with all countries agreeing to shoulder climate commitments in an agreement to be finalized in Paris next December read more


Cutting Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Key for Near-Term Climate Protection

December 12, 2014

As UN climate discussions in Lima move toward their conclusion, there is a sense that the parties will produce a draft compilation of elements as the basis for negotiating a final agreement, largely because they have no choice if they want to conclude an agreement next December in Paris. read more