Global Warming and the New Political Landscape
Speaker: Michael Oppenheimer, Department of Geosciences and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University – How does the US election affect prospects for US action on climate change? How does the global financial crisis and economic downturn factor into the political equation? What may or may not be accomplished at the international level including at the Copenhagen meeting a year from now? What are the prospects for engaging developing countries? What may US and global climate policy look like over the next two, five, and ten years?