The international climate community suffered a rocky finish to 2012 with slow progress, lacklustre ambition and a leak of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) authoritative Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).
Climate change. Piracy. Technology. Three things that don’t normally go together, only within the context of the UN climate change negotiations, could actually be the key to tackling dangerous climate change.
Despite leading rhetoric around the need for other countries to lift their ambition to reduce greenhouse emissions in response to climate change, Australia’s own pledges are decidedly uninspiring. On the