Yasuni-ITT Initiative ThesisAvailable

A new document regarding the Yasuni-ITT Initiative (the innovative initiative of Ecuador to keep petroleum underground, protect biodiversity and indigenous peoples, and develop sustainably) is now available online: The Yasuni-ITT Initiative: an international equity mechanism? Master thesis. The thesis aimed at analysing and assessing whether the Yasuni-ITT Initiative can be considered as an alternative pilot [...]

Climate Interactive Scorecard on the Copenhagen Accord

In the past few days, I’ve summarized the take of the World Resources Institute and WWF on the Copenhagen Accord. A new analysis by Climate Interactive, comprised  of researchers from Sustainability Institute, the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Ventana Systems,  provides an even more pessimistic assessment. Using the C-Roads computer simulation, the researchers concluded [...]