China and India

China and India Agree to Consider Phasing Down Climate-Altering HFCs

After several weeks of high-level international climate change diplomacy announcements, the 26th Meeting of the Parties of the Montreal Protocol (MOP-26) concluded with news of a long sought-after breakthrough as China and India reversed their previous opposition to phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

The Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund

At the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties in Copenhagen in 2009, developed countries agreed to mobilize from public and private sources a combined $100 billion annually by 2020 to help poor countries reduce emissions and cope with climate change.

Climate Sensitivity

Climate Sensitivity

One thing scientists are still working to figure out is exactly how much warming each ton of CO2 causes. This is called the climate’s “sensitivity” to CO2.

Long-term look climate change Climate Nexus

Long-term Look at Climate Change

It has fallen upon climate scientists to develop the technical sophistication and to employ the research methods necessary to understand climate variables, how they change across time and space, and the degree of human-caused climate disruption.