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Cancun: Wax, Feathers, and Climate Change
Posted on November 30, 2010
By David LivingstonContributor at Americans for Energy LeadershipWhile it looks increasingly likely that the same dynamics which undid the 2009 Copenhagen climate summit are again present in Cancun, it is far too early to eulogize international approaches to climate change mitigation. One area that the developed and developing world share an interest in sorting out in more explicit terms is the debate over the global intellectual property (IP) rights framework as it applies to energy technologies.Given the urgent imperative to reduce carbon emissions, the diffusion of ideas, components, and p...Original article link