Heightening diplomatic capabilities to address climate change is directly linked to the increasing threat it poses and is undoubtedly a defining new policy of our times. Significant developments regarding climate diplomacy have been established at EU level which take the substantial risk for our economic, social and environmental well-being into consideration. This timely book on the fast-developing topic builds fantastically on FEPS work on this previously. It offers analysis and foresight at a time when the EU’s diplomatic capabilities and foreign policy action is evolving tremendously. With a good balance of academic reflection together with political realities it traces the politics, law and negotiations aspects very well. Gathering 16 contributors into an array of articles defining various strands of the climate diplomacy issue it provides the reader a deep and thoughtful insight into the key emerging issues.