International Climate Commitments

Lima: Teeming City Of 9 Million Reflects Peru's Growing Pains

US Secretary of State John Kerry was expected to arrive in Lima (Peru) on Thursday – as previously reported by The New York Times and the BBC – and evidenced by his helicopter already on the ground in Lima Thursday afternoon, according to sources. This exemplifies the importance that “the Obama administration has placed on… Keep reading →

Coal Shortage Causes Short Supply of Power in China

 One week is in the books at the Lima climate talks and we are heading into the final stretch of the summit, which runs through December 12. So, where do we stand in terms of a viable “Lima draft text” for the 2015 Paris global climate agreement for governments to continue working on next year?… Keep reading →