Media analysis in the leadup to COP-17 in Durban, South Africa

The seventeenth annual meeting of the council of parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change begins today in Durban, South Africa, where the international community will continue negotiations to strengthen the global greenhouse gas mitigation regime. Here is analysis from several different media outlets and think-tanks on the prospects for the talks.


The Conservative Case for Strong Action on Climate Change

The following is a link to a public lecture at Melbourne University earlier this year given by John Gummer, Lord Deben, entitled Climate Change Action and Conservative Politics.  Lord Deben’s argues that conservatives should back strong action to combat climate change because that is the most likely way of maintaining our society in its present…