Typhoon Devastation Shakes Up Global Climate Talks

Law360, New York (November 12, 2013, 5:49 PM EST) -- The devastating typhoon that ripped through the Philippines this weekend is adding a new sense of urgency to the United Nations global emissions negotiations that just began in Poland, as experts say the massive storm could spur progress toward a major agreement.

A wide-ranging deal is still unlikely to emerge out of the two-week Warsaw talks, as many of the nearly 200 nations from around the world remain far apart on the terms of a global agreement and are focused on laying the groundwork for the...
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