Search Results for "Kyoto" : 4

by / on May 8, 2015 at 7:23 pm / in Asia, Current Issue, Most Recent Column

Kyotastrophe – the Kyoto Protocol’s Inequitable

…imate change, ditching emission reduction targets for a brand new framework is unwise. However, the successor to Kyoto should by no means be considered as the only plan. Further agreements should be developed on smaller scales among principal emitters. If the aim for the Kyoto successor is to place the top three emitters under quantifiable emission reduction obligations, two hurdles must be overcome. The first hurdle is to ensure that the US rati…

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by / on December 18, 2009 at 7:34 am / in Cover Story, Environmental, Issue, World

The Day After Copenhagen

by With movies like The Day After Tomorrow depicting the apocalyptic consequences of global warming, the issue of climate change has since transformed from being simply a “Hollywood problem” to a reality we must confront. Global warming deniers have long since been discredited, and an urgency to address climate change has heightened in policy spheres and also in the public imagination. It is the unfortunate fact that climate change is…

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by / on December 19, 2011 at 11:43 pm / in Arctic and Antarctic, Cover Story, Domestic, Environmental, National Security, World

Diplomacy on Ice

by Illustration by Kaela Chambers Antarctica is home to more than emperor penguins and a few dozen humans with science citizenship barricaded in small hermetic bases. It is also host to an estimated 200 billion barrels of hydrocarbons, alongside large quantities of gold, silver, uranium, and many other rare metals underneath a pristine ice cap still virgin of commercial exploitation. Securing a territory with such a rich underground,…

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by / on January 1, 2002 at 5:45 am / in Blast from the Past, Business, Campus, Domestic, New York, Protests

The Columbia Counter-Summit

by After discovering hidden files on the web server and subsequently combing through the vaults of Columbia Political Review’s past, we are unveiling our newest feature – Blast from the Past – where we periodically publish past articles on the website for a little trip down memory lane.  The World Economic Forum, an annual conference that combines discussions and parties, brought to Manhattan a diverse and elite group of politic…

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