Bounded Flexibility: Designing a “Hybrid” Climate Agreement

An emerging paradigm for a 2015 agreement is a “hybrid” model blending top-down and bottom-up elements. Presentations and discussion will explore ways such an approach can provide the flexibility needed to achieve broad participation while also promoting strong ambition.



Dan Bodansky
Professor, Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law, Arizona University
Thomas Spencer
Program Director for Energy and Climate, IDDRI
Zou Ji
Deputy Director, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Co-operation (NCSC), China
Elliot Diringer — Moderator
Executive Vice President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions