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Assessing Multilateral Climate Governance

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Five assesses to what extent multilateral actors enable the three demands of justice developed in Part I of the book. Taking each demand of justice in turn, the chapter focuses on normative ... More


The X Plus 60 Period

Johannes Kadura

in The War after the War: The Struggle for Credibility during America's Exit from Vietnam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453960
eISBN:
9781501703799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453960.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the X plus 60, the day when Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and General Frederick Weyand officially disbanded the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)—the command structure ... More


The Paris Agreement and the Future of the Climate Regime: Reflections on an International Law Odyssey

Annalisa Savaresi

in How International Law Works in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849667
eISBN:
9780191883941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849667.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses how international law has responded to climate change, focusing on the challenges that have faced implementation of existing climate treaties, and on the suitability of the ... More


Understanding the 2015 Paris Agreement

Lavanya Rajamani

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The international climate change regime comprises the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, and the 2015 Paris Agreement, and numerous decisions under ... More


Reaching Agreement in Paris: A Negotiator’s Perspective

Ashok Lavasa

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The months leading to the Paris Agreement in 2015 were marked by a shift in the tone and substance of India’s approach to climate negotiations. A new government, elected in 2014, embarked on a series ... More


Due Diligence in International Climate Change Law

Lavanya Rajamani

in Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

The international climate change regime has evolved over time to include a wider spectrum of obligations—substantive and procedural, as well as obligations of conduct and result. The increasing ... More


The Paris Agreement as a Human Rights Treaty

John H Knox

in Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges: Poverty, Conflict, and the Environment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198824770
eISBN:
9780191863486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824770.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the Paris Agreement on climate change in light of international human rights law, with particular attention to the human rights language included in the Paris Agreement. The ... More


The Rule of International (Environmental) Law and Complex Problems

Jutta Brunnée

in The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843603
eISBN:
9780191879395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843603.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter highlights the main features of climate change as a complex policy challenge. Drawing on the interactional account of international law it sets out the key traits of legality and the rule ... More


Conclusion

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Conclusion of the book focuses on the lessons that can be learned from the bridging of theory and practice. More specifically, the Conclusion considers how transnational and multilateral ... More


Resigning Without Leaving

Harold Hongju Koh

in The Trump Administration and International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190912185
eISBN:
9780190912215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912185.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

With respect to international agreements, President Donald Trump’s basic strategy has become resigning without leaving: This chapter illustrates this pattern with respect to the Paris Climate Change ... More


Applying International Economic Law to Emissions Trading Schemes: Treaty Interpretation and the Paris Agreement

James Munro

in Emissions Trading Schemes under International Economic Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198828709
eISBN:
9780191867101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828709.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The process of interpreting the treaties of international economic law is a key aspect of the analysis that is undertaken in this book. Of particular importance is the potential relevance of the ... More


Contingency Planning in Turbulent Times

Johannes Kadura

in The War after the War: The Struggle for Credibility during America's Exit from Vietnam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453960
eISBN:
9781501703799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453960.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter presents North Vietnam's invasion of South Vietnam—an incident that happened two years after their cease-fire agreement, which was documented in the 1973 Paris Peace ... More


Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Alix Dietzel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book evaluates the global response to climate change from a cosmopolitan justice perspective. Going above and beyond existing studies, Alix Dietzel neatly illustrates that climate justice theory ... More


The Paris Agreement—China’s Kind of (International) Order?

Daniel Krahl

in The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War International Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828945
eISBN:
9780191867422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828945.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Paris Agreement has turned traditional approaches to global governance upside down, using a bottom-up approach that made it possible for emerging powers like China to agree to binding emissions ... More


From “Inconvenient Truth” to Effective Governance: The UNFCCC, the Paris Agreement, and the Future of Climate Governance

Richard Passarelli, David Michel, and William Durch

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805373
eISBN:
9780191843440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805373.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Earth’s climate system is a global public good. Maintaining it is a collective action problem. This chapter looks at a quarter-century of efforts to understand and respond to the challenges posed ... More


Franco-German Peacemaking after World War II

Norrin M. Ripsman

in Peacemaking from Above, Peace from Below: Ending Conflict between Regional Rivals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702471
eISBN:
9781501704079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702471.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Franco-German settlement after World War II. It begins with a focus on the reasons for the signature of the October 1954 Paris Agreement, which functioned as a peace treaty ... More


Climate Change and the Future of International Order

Joyeeta Gupta

in The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War International Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828945
eISBN:
9780191867422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828945.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On the basis of the scientific consensus on the dangers of climate change, this issue emerged as a partial order in the 1990s and was developed as an international regime in five phases. This chapter ... More


Equity in Long-Term Mitigation

Tejal Kanitkar and T. Jayaraman

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

It is well known that there are significant fault lines between different nations on contentious issues at the global climate change negotiations. There are a number of issues which characterize ... More


Divest–Invest: A Moral Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Alex Lenferna

in Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198813248
eISBN:
9780191851230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813248.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins by providing a brief overview of the divestment movement and the carbon bubble. It then argues that in order to avoid grave, substantial, and unnecessary harm, there is a ... More


Assessing Transnational Climate Governance

Alix Dietzel

in Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Six assesses to what extent transnational actors enable the three demands of climate justice set out in Chapter Three. The assessment makes use of both existing climate change governance ... More


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