- News Home
17 April 2014 12:48 pm ,
Vol. 344 ,
Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
- 17 April 2014 12:48 pm , Vol. 344 , #6181
- About Us
Status of the Copenhagen Talks, in a Nutshell
17 December 2009 12:12 pm
From international law expert Dan Bodansky, writing from the conference:
... it appears increasingly likely that the conference outcome will be a short political declaration largely devoid of substance, and a procedural decision to continue the “process,” such as it is.
Everyone knows the deal that will eventually follow, if it's to happen at all, says Bodansky: Developing nations agree to stronger commitments, common provisions on monitoring, reporting and verifying their emissions; the United States and the European Union strengthen their commitments. But Bodansky thinks the foundation just won't get laid tomorrow.