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The New York City Climate Week 2019 (September 23 to 29) scored a major success in the news, television, Western social media, and beyond.

Out of the media spotlight, consensus on climate change is growing among business and financial operators and in the civil society, thanks to the work of scientists and climate activists.

Global climate change negotiations however, are not making symmetrical progress and suffer from the usual setbacks: insufficient commitment and the lack of convincing mechanisms even on the part of the signatories of the Paris agreement.

In order to assess this progress rationally, it is worth looking at the climate change debate in a historical perspective in order to understand the main issues at stake.

Read the full article by Domenico Siniscalco, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and former FEEM Executive Director.