As official members of the Youth Group Delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  COP15 in Copenhagen in December, conducting interviews with public leaders who are actively involved in initiatives relating to Climate Change is one of the main priorities for the Dickinson Cop15 research team. In the fall leading up […]

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Poor countries want more funding for adaptation, ambitious commitments to cut GHG emissions sharply, and a limit of .15 degree C warming relative to preindustrial climate.

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Sarah Brylinsky on November 24th, 2009

The Kyoto to Copenhagen Research Team from Dickinson College plans to explore COP15 participants’ perceptions and values on climate change negotiations. Focusing on the issue of “common but differentiated responsibilities,” the interdisciplinary student team plans to explore the values and viewpoints of delegation members, citizens, youth, constituency members, and global citizens as voices in the movement to combat climate change.

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The role trade will play in the post-Kyoto climate negotations has yet to been fully determined. Efforts have been made to reduce GHG emissions through trade, but many questions about the range and form of finance and investment for innovation, adaptation, and technology transfer remain. For our group’s key issue paper I focused on the […]

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Maria Mei on November 18th, 2009

The principle of common but differentiated responsibilities was interpreted as Annex II countries did not have any binding and quantified GHG reduction goals, but instead, the whole burden fell onto Annex I countries. However, Annex I countries wanted binding reduction target for not only themselves, but also fast growing Annex II countries, which was the […]

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