Grace Lange on September 14th, 2009

In the past, we’ve seen a correlation between more economic development, more energy use, and more emissions of green house gasses. “The challenge of addressing climate change is to break the link between economic development and greenhouse gas emissions” (Uniting on Climate Change, UNFCCC 2007). The key here to curbing the impacts of climate change […]

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munnd on September 14th, 2009

When I was a freshman in high school I used to sit the bench during varsity basketball games. I would play my heart out at practice throughout the week and come game-day observe how my time and efforts would pay off. Even without playing a minute all year, I contributed to the outcome of every […]

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Brandon McCall on September 14th, 2009

Yes and no.  One big question we all must ask ourselves as we explore climate change is whether global warming can be reversed.  Scientific evidence has proven that global warming is occurring at unprecedented rates, leading many – such as myself – to wonder what, if anything, can be done to reverse the affects. First […]

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ramosj on September 14th, 2009

Flexibility is the ability to bend without breaking. Some need this flexibility in order to be able to comply with regulations or standards. Others abuse of this flexibility, bending things to the point of breakage. The question that lies on the table is whether “flexible mechanisms” should be including in the next protocol.

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Andrea Dominguez on September 14th, 2009

Have we ever had the option of being inflexible? Given the present reality of emission goals and the announcement by certain countries that they will have difficulty reaching their emission reduction goals if at all (Japan and Canada), I think it is safe to say that flexibility mechanisms will be an necessary part of any […]

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