This paper considers developments to date in the UNFCCC and in the REDD+ partnership and provides analysis on possible future options for REDD-plus, agriculture and land use.

The Durban Climate Change Conference held last December 2011 had all the elements of a highly charged political drama: global leaders in a high-stakes game to save the world, the palatable tension over clashing interests, claims of sabotage and backdoor deals juxtaposed with impassioned demonstrations and panicky news blitzes, the climax into ne

This document briefly revisits the progress made from Cancun to the last intersessional held in Panama in October 2011, and then tackles the emerging political issues that the authors believe will shape discussions in Durban and beyond, among them the fate of the Kyoto Protocol and the role of the EU, and the increasing centrality of climate fin