Stanford's Kenneth Scheve is hoping a comic animation could help make serious discussions about global warming action more productive at the UN Climate Summit in New York City next week.  

Such international climate negotiations have been much maligned for ineffectiveness, but there is a clear path to achieving breakthroughs, according to a study co-authored by Scheve, a political science professor affiliated with the Stanford Woods Institute and a senior fellow with the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Affairs. The short animated video below explains the study's main findings. Read more about the study