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Global Environmental Politics

Jeffrey S. Lantis

in The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535019
eISBN:
9780191715952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535019.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the history of global environmental policies as foundation for a focused examination of ratification struggles over the Kyoto Protocol to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Five ... More


Global Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol

Scott Barrett

in Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199286096
eISBN:
9780191602832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286094.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter applies the theory developed in this book to a current challenge: global climate change. It provides an introduction to the issue, summarizes the history of negotiations, and provides ... More


The International Climate Change Legal and Institutional Framework: An Overview

David Freestone

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides an introduction to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) system and the key institutions as well as to the processes leading up to, and from, the adoption of ... More


The Politics of Climate Change Mitigation

Steve Vanderheiden

in Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195334609
eISBN:
9780199868759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334609.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter begins with a short history of climate change as a policy issue, explaining the scientific basics of the phenomenon and culminating with an examination of current controversies over the ... More


A Brief History of Climate Politics and the Roles of the US and EU Therein

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter briefly reviews the history of the international climate change negotiations leading up to and culminating in the drafting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... More


The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme

Markus Pohlmann

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

On 29 April 1998, the European Community (EC) and the initial fifteen EU member states signed the Kyoto Protocol. Under the Kyoto Protocol, the EC and the EU member states are committed to jointly ... More


International Emissions Trading and Green Investment Schemes

Sander Simonetti and Rutger de Witt Wijnen

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The Kyoto Protocol has introduced the first ever global scheme of emissions trading. Parties included in Annex I to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with greenhouse ... More


Legal Ownership and Nature of Kyoto Units and EU Allowances

Matthieu Wemaere, Charlotte Streck, and Thiago Chagas

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The Kyoto Protocol creates sovereign rights for parties trading Kyoto units. Kyoto parties can then authorize private entities to participate in trading under the international instrument. This ... More


Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Matthew J. Hoffmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195390087
eISBN:
9780199894352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390087.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

The global governance of climate change is in flux. Conventional strategies of addressing climate change through universal, interstate negotiations—the most prominent of which is the Kyoto ... More


Differential Treatment at Play: The Climate Regime

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Climate change results from the increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHG)s within the earth’s atmosphere that bring about unusual warming from land conversion and the combustion of fossil ... More


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