Filipino activists in flower headwear listen during a climate rally near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Nov. 24. The protest was staged before the major climate change conference in Durban. (AP Photo)
While governments from around the world have reached a consensus at the causes of global climate change, they have not agreed on a binding treaty to deal with it. One week into the Durban Climate Talks, we take a look at what’s at stake and what can be achieved.
GuestsJoseph Romm, senior fellow, the Center for American Progess; he runs the blog ClimateProgress.org; former acting assistant secretary of Energy under President Clinton.Juliet Eilperin, environmental reporter, The Washington Post, and author of ” Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks.”William O’Keefe, Chief Executive Officer of the Marshall Institute, President of Solutions Consulting, Inc.Günter Hörmandinger, First Counselor on the Environment for the Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.