Todd Stern

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The appointment of Stern as special envoy for climate change is announced on January 26, 2009.

Todd D. Stern (born May 4, 1951) is the United States Special Envoy for Climate Change, leading talks at the United Nations climate change conferences and smaller sessions, appointed by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on January 26, 2009.[1]

Stern was previously under the Bill Clinton administration Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary in the White House from 1993 to 1998, during which time he also acted as the senior White House negotiator at the Kyoto Protocol and Buenos Aires negotiations.[citation needed]


Stern graduated from Dartmouth College in 1973,[2] and earned a J.D. at Harvard Law School.[3]


He has proposed the creation of the E-8, a novel international group uniting leading developed nations and developing ones for an annual gathering focused on combating global warming.[4]

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  1. ^ Franke-Ruta, Garance (2009-01-26). "Stern Appointed Climate Change Envoy". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-01-27. 
  2. ^ Peret, Anya (2009-01-27). "Stern '73 to be climate-change envoy". The Dartmouth. Retrieved 2009-01-27. 
  3. ^ Romero, Frances (2009-01-26). "Climate Change Envoy Todd Stern". Time. Retrieved 2010-05-25. 
  4. ^ "Stern Appointed Climate Change Envoy". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-05-25. 

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