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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Future of U.S. Climate Change Policy

The Future of U.S. Climate Change Policy

Council on Foreign Relations
The United States and the international community face a host of challenges on the domestic and international fronts as it attempts to build a more robust international climate regime. At home, progress has come to a virtual standstill after the failure of national cap-and-trade legislation. Abroad, the ultimate fate of the Kyoto protocol looms large. The United States will need to decide whether to rely on state-by-state emissions targets, participate in minilateral forums, or engage in multilateral negotiations for reducing emissions. It must also decide whether it intends to pursue...

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