CCAP's Helme previews Poznan meeting, discusses impact of Obama election
As the international community meets in Poznan, Poland, for this year's U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) summit, the incoming U.S. presidential administration is bracing for a challenging year ahead on the international and domestic climate policy fronts. What are the expectations for the Poznan meeting? How will this year's summit set the stage for the 2009 UNFCCC summit in Copenhagen, Denmark? What does President-elect Barack Obama need to do ahead of the Copenhagen negotiations? During today's OnPoint, Ned Helme, president of the Center for Clean Air Policy, previews the Poznan meeting and discusses expectations for the Obama administration for international climate negotiations.