Beyond Cancún: Market Opportunities Trump Multilateral Discourse
AbstractDespite low expectations, the UN climate change negotiations in Cancún made important progress thanks to decisive Mexican diplomacy and a renewed conviction that reducing emissions can drive green growth. Reflecting on the outcome of Cancún, two results clearly stand out: first, the collaborative and inclusive – yet decisive – approach by the Mexicans that gave multilateralism another chance; and second, a new narrative of emissions reductions as an important driver for green growth.
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UN; climate change; cancun; emissions; gree growth; Maxican diplomacy; market opportunities; global warming; Copenhagen; developing countries;
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