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Pamela S. Chasek is the co-founder and editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, a reporting service on United Nations environment and development negotiations. The author of numerous publications on environmental negotiations, the United Nations and global environmental politics, she is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the International Studies Program at Manhattan College. David L. Downie is Associate Director of the Program in Climate and Society and Director of the Global Roundtable on Climate Change at Columbia University, where he has taught courses on international environmental politics since 1994. The author of numerous publications on environmental policy and institutions, he served as Director of Environmental Policy Studies at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs from 1994 through 1999. Janet Welsh Brown was a long-time senior research associate at the World Resources Institute, former chair of the board of Friends of the Earth, and formerly the executive director of the Environmental Defense Fund. She has taught a variety of courses in international relations and environmental politics at the University of Washington in Seattle, the University of the District of Columbia, Howard University, and Sarah Lawrence College.
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