COP20: Make or break for developing countries on new climate deal

This year's U.N. Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, is seen as a crucial milestone toward ratifying a new global agreement to fight global warming and replace the Kyoto Protocol in 2015. Will progress made on technology transfer be enough to keep the "global south" at the table given the shortfall on funding for adaptation and mitigation?

About the authors

  • Claire Luke

    Claire is a journalist passionate about all things development, with a particular interest in labor, having worked previously for the Indonesia-based International Labor Organization. She has experience reporting in Cambodia, Nicaragua and Burma, and is happy to be immersed in the action of D.C. Claire is a master's candidate in development economics at the George Washington Elliott School of International Affairs and received her bachelor's degree in political philosophy from the College of the Holy Cross.
  • Mythili Sampathkumar

    Mythili Sampathkumar is a New York-based journalist covering development, the U.N., foreign policy, and U.S. politics. Her work has appeared in outlets like The Independent, LA Times, NBC News, Foreign Policy, Vox, and PRI.

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