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"Climate Negotiators Create an Opportunity for Scholars"

Journal Article, Science, volume 337, issue 6098, pages 1043-1044

August 31, 2012

Authors: Joseph E. Aldy, Faculty Affiliate, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Robert N. Stavins, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Member of the Board; Director, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements

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In a new Science article, authors Joseph Aldy, Harvard Project Faculty Affiliate and Faculty Fellow of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program (HEEP), and Robert N. Stavins, Harvard Project and HEEP Director, challenge researchers, think tanks, and advocacy groups to devise new policy approaches to combat climate change—in light of the opportunity presented by the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action. A key part of any such new approach would be to involve all major emitting countries—both developed and developing.


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The authors expand upon this article in a Harvard Project Policy Brief, "Climate Negotiations Open a Window: Key Implications of the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action."

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For more information about this publication please contact the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements Coordinator at 617-496-8054.

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Aldy, Joseph E. and Robert N. Stavins. "Climate Negotiators Create an Opportunity for Scholars." Science 337, no. 6098 (August 31, 2012): 1043-1044.

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