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Think Tank: UN is losing climate monopoly, and that’s a good thing

The Hill

Friday, August 13, 2010

A new paper from the Council on Foreign Relations is the latest to suggest the messy Copenhagen climate talks last year were a wake-up call showing that progress on greenhouse gas emissions means looking outside the United Nations' mega-summit model.

CFR’s Joshua Busby writes that while the U.N. will remain vital, an alphabet soup of other international institutions will have key roles to play in the aftermath of the U.N.’s Copenhagen talks last December, which produced a weak and nonbinding accord.

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