Even if the climate conference in Cancun this December manages to remedy the failures of the Copenhagen climate negotiations, it will in all likelihood only partially do so. We must learn to live with the fact that greenhouse gas emissions may pea...▶
Let me first of all join many others here in welcoming the WRR report, especially because of its generally profound and broad analytical and descriptive parts. Of course, one could comment on shortcomings there too (like the attention given to mul...▶
Hans Opschoor is emeritus professor of environmental economics (VU University Amsterdam) and the economics of sustainable development (International Institute of Social Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam), and a member of the UN Committee on Development Policy.