Wednesday 28 October 2015

Room G.02 | 50 George Square
The University of Edinburgh

Dr Feng Cunwan
Associate Professor of International Relations · Wuhan University

Anthony Salamone | Chair
Europa Research Group Co-Convenor · PhD Candidate in Politics · University of Edinburgh

Since the 1990s, the EU has taken a leading role in international climate negotiations, with a series of ambitious climate diplomacy strategies. At the Copenhagen Conference in 2009, however, the EU’s climate diplomacy faltered, both structurally and instrumentally. This presentation will speak to the reasons for this predicament, the subsequent transformation of EU policy and the impact of these changes.