Charles F. Kennel

Essay
May/June
2012
David G. Victor, Charles F. Kennel, Veerabhadran Ramanathan

For too long, climate diplomacy has focused on carbon dioxide. But at least 40 percent of global warming can be blamed on shorter-lived pollutants, which also cause disease and damage crops in developing states. Reining in pollution would thus accomplish two goals, while finally getting countries such as China and India into the climate-change business.