This post was written by GEP director and assistant professor, Simon Nicholson.
The last couple of weeks have been busy ones on the climate change calendar. On Sept. 23, a parade of world leaders gathered at a climate change summit organized by United Nations’ Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to pledge renewed attention and new actions. The summit was preceded by the world’s largest ever climate-focused civil society mobilization, with an estimated 400,000 people marching through the streets of New York, and has been followed by a flurry of pledges from governments, the business community and citizen groups.
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