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A Conversation with the Co-Chairs of the UN Climate Negotiations (5/29/15)

The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a discussion with Ahmed Djoghlaf and Dan Reifsnyder, Co-Chairs of the ongoing negotiations in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that will culminate in Paris in December of this year. Mr. Djoghlaf and Mr. Reifsnyder discussed the current state of play in the negotiations, the key issues that have been identified by countries, and the process of guiding the negotiations toward a conclusion in Paris.

After their remarks, CGEP Program Director for International Climate Policy Keith Benes moderated a discussion featuring the co-chairs and:

  • Michael Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School and Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law.
  • Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Columbia University

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