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Sustainable Energy - Denos: Week 5 - Global Warming and Global Poverty

Overview

Question: Can we negotiate an international treaty which sufficiently reduces carbon emissions without unfairly punishing any one country or region?

Premise: UN Climate Summit: A binding treaty must be agreed to by all participating countries (applies to both major and minor roles!)

Major roles:

US - Chas

European Union - Mary Evans

China - Anna

Alliance of Small Island States - Chloe

Minor roles:

Australia - Aileen

Saudi Arabia - Max

India - George

Brazil - Nathan

Resources

Required Reading

Additional Reading

Additional Resources

  • Lexis Nexis Edit/Delete Quick Stats
    Search here for news articles; using terms like "climate change action plan" (in quotes) and "Obama." Use the "Newspapers" pull down menu to get more U.S. sources.
  • PAIS International
    A political science database that indexes articles and books on public policy topics in the United States and internationally.