The biggest challenge to reducing air pollution in Delhi is the fact that it is seasonal. Ironically, if we suffered all year long (like many ChinTese cities do), there would be sustained focus on the problem.
Encouraging news on the sidelines of the negotiations added helpful momentum.
Attribution leads to a focus on liability that could invite victims of climate change to seek compensation.
If there’s one reliable constant at UN climate negotiations, it’s the presence of fossil lobbyists doing what they can to slow the process down.
Time is short...global emissions of climate changing gases need to peak by 2020 - just three years away - in order to keep warming to relatively safe levels.
These companies knew that fossil fuel production contributed to climate change and they hid it.