Assume you are the US government representative
Please answer the following questions: (Use, Question:xxx; Answer: xxx)
Basic facts: location, geography, wealth, size, key industries, political system.
How will climate change affect the US and US constituents?
To what extent have you contributed to climate change in terms of past emissions?
What do you have in terms of resources and capacities for mitigation and adaptation? Will you be able to reduce emissions on a big scale?
What negotiating positions has your party taken up in the past? What was your status with regard to the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris Agreement, the Glasgow Agreement and to a potential new protocol?
Have any recent economic, political, or societal changes affected these positions?
To which official and unofficial coalitions have you belonged? Are there countries that might have significant influence on your position?
How much does public opinion influence your position? Are there any opinion polls that reveal public attitudes toward climate change among your constituents?
Are there key industries whose stance would affect your position? Essentially, this background research will enable you to determine your party’s interests and likely negotiating positions or tactics. It will also enable other parties to better understand where your interests lie
1. Write down all answers for above answers specifically (over 200 words for each question)
2. Then, make a organized and clear presentation PPTs to include all the content you covered.
UNFCCC Glossary: https://unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-conven…
The Paris Agreement: https://unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-paris-…
The Glasgow Agreement: https://unfccc.int/sites/default/files/resource/co…
UNDP Asia Pacific – Climate change in Asia and the Pacific. What’s at stake? :https://www.undp.org/asia-pacific/news/climate-cha…
The role of business in climate change: https://www.ft.com/content/7ab0bfb0-b37c-463d-b132…
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report. Synthesis Report 2021: https://www.ipcc.ch/ar6-syr/