Podcast: A Policy Primer for the Paris Climate Summit

Hermonie Xie offers a policy primer on the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21) that is currently underway. This episode of Topics in Global Governance is designed to be an audio cheat sheet to help contextualize the Paris summit. She discusses the current status of climate change, key issues to watch out for at COP21, and takes a critical look at the UN conference as only one part of a much larger climate change regime.

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Music by Ben Sound.

Photo by Kate Evans for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).