December 9, 2015. Paris, France. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of the Parties (COP) COP21.

Notes of optimism are emerging for an agreement on time (Friday evening) or even a bit early. However, two major longstanding issues require still resolution, according to high level sources. The first is differentiation, or the question of equal approaches to commitments by all nations. The Kyoto protocol negotiations of 1997 proceeded on a dual […]

Paris: Can CCS help us reach our goals?

At the heart of the commitment to slow global warming is the issue of maintaining a vital economy, both here in the United States and in countries around the world. Technology plays a major role in determining how effective one can be in reducing greenhouse gas emissions; one technology at the center of the debate […]

21st Conference of the Parties, Paris, Sunday December 6

21st Conference of the Parties, Paris, Sunday December 6 by Tom Peterson. The second week began in earnest today as national ministers arrived to assume the lead for negotiations following remarkably positive guidance from over 150 heads of state early last week, and follow up condensation of negotiation text from 300 to 20 pages — […]

COP21 – Broadcast from Paris

  Dr. Austin Brown is participating in the COP21 – broadcast on Dec 7, Monday evening. A remote presentation will be held from  6pm-7pm followed by a guest speaker for 7pm – 8pm in room 405 at BoB.  The topic revolves around transportation and climate change.  Room is limited, so please RSVP  – d.s.zachary@jhu.edu  so […]