Latin America in the climate change negotiations: Exploring the AILAC and ALBA coalitions

  title={Latin America in the climate change negotiations: Exploring the AILAC and ALBA coalitions},
  author={Joshua Watts and Joanna Depledge},
  journal={Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change},
  • J. Watts, J. Depledge
  • Published 25 July 2018
  • Political Science
  • Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
Latin American nations and negotiators have long been prominent actors in the United Nations climate change negotiations, but for many years, no distinctively Latin American coalition existed in that process. Since 2009, however, two Latin American coalitions have emerged—the “Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas” (ALBA), which came to the fore during the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference (COP‐15), and the “Independent Association of Latin America and the Caribbean” (AILAC), which was… 
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