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Professor William Moomaw Asks, "Can the International Treaty System Address Climate Change?"

The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs

Published by The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs
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While individual weather events may not be attributable to global warming, the prevailing climate does define weather patterns. Today’s climate is measurably warmer than that of fifty or one hundred years ago, causing a variety of changes that are consistent with the projected results of climate change and provide us with a preview of what might happen if global temperatures continue to rise. In his new article in the Fletcher Forum of World Affairs' Winter 2013 issue, CIERP Director William Moomaw argues that a reconfigured international approach is essential to achieving a global solution to climate change, but that it must be led by actions of both the G2: the United States and China.

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