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A Post-2012 Vision for the Clean Development Mechanism

Christiana Figueres and Charlotte Streck

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/9780199565931.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Despite the many calls to reform the flexibility mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol, their conceptual underpinnings are strong and it is likely that the idea of the mechanisms, in fact the mechanisms ... More


Responsibility for the Environmental Integrity of the CDM: Judicial Review of Executive Board Decisions

Voigi Christina

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/9780199565931.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the responsibility of the Executive Board (EB), a UN body set up under the Kyoto Protocol (KP) to govern the environmental integrity of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). ... More


A Mechanism with a Bright Future: Joint Implementation

Jelmer Hoogzaad and Charlotte Streck

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/9780199565931.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Although the term Joint Implementation itself is not mentioned anywhere in the Kyoto Protocol, Article 6 of the Protocol establishes the basis for what has become known as ‘Joint Implementation’ ... More


Atmospheric Police: Delegated Authority in the Clean Development Mechanism

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines why states decided to delegate key monitoring tasks to private actors in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. It first provides an overview of the ... More


Environmental Security in Africa

Ilias Bantekas

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines all the elements that bring about environmental insecurity, such as deforestation and land degradation, the role of population densities, and pollution of the natural ... More


The CDM Project Cycle and the Role of the UNFCCC Secretariat

Netto Maria and Barani Schmidt Kai-Uwe

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/9780199565931.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) provides for three ‘market-oriented mechanisms’: joint implementation (JI); emissions trading (ET); and the ... More


Trying to Catch up with the Executive Board: Regulatory Decision-Making and its Impact on CDM Performance

Krey Matthias and Santen Heike

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/9780199565931.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter highlights some of the main reasons for uncertainty regarding the Clean Development Mechanism's (CDM) project performance, to assess the complaints brought forward, and to summarize ... More


The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions at Sub-National Level: Understanding the Role of International Climate Regimes in Energy Policy in Two Brazilian States

Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira and Celio Andrade

in The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the political economy aspects, particularly the influence of the Clean Development Mechanism, in clean energy and climate change policies in the states of Bahia and Rio Grande ... More


Interpreting the Additionality of CDM Projects: Changes in Additionality Definitions and Regulatory Practices over Time

Michaelowa Axel

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/9780199565931.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The concept of the ‘additionality’ of the emission reduction achieved by a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project lies at the heart of the CDM rules. The essential idea underlying the concept of ... More


The Indian Way: Exploring the Synergies between Development, Energy and Climate Goals  

Lavanya Rajamani

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Development, and within its frame poverty eradication, energy security, and provision of universal access to energy, is a central, enduring, and justifiably obsessive preoccupation of the Indian ... More


Joint Implementation Transactions: An Overview

Hobley Anthony and Roberts Carly

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/9780199565931.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter builds on the introduction to Joint Implementation (JI) in Chapter 8 by re-examining the key differences between JI and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), framed more from the point ... More


Increasing Access to Clean Energy in Africa: Challenges and Initiatives  

Fui S. Tsikata, Abeeku Brew-Hammond, and Y. B. Osafo

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Africa's development is weighed down by the fact that energy consumption and access to modern energy services are the lowest in the world today. A relatively small number of African countries are ... More


Chinese Climate Policy: Domestic Priorities, Foreign Policy, and Emerging Implementation

Gørild Heggelund, Steinar Andresen, and Inga Fritzen Buan

in Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014267
eISBN:
9780262289481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014267.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter focuses on the climate policy of China. Chinese climate policies are linked to its economic policy, particularly its energy policy. The three main determinants that are decisive for ... More


The Clean Development Mechanism, Stochastic Permit Prices, and Energy Investments

Philipp Hieronymi and David Schüller

in Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029247
eISBN:
9780262329736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029247.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The aim of this paper is to analyze the impact that the simultaneous availability of two permit classes with differing price developments has on an energy investor. We consider permits that are ... More


The Future of an Economy Based on Oil Exploitation: The Mexican Case

José Juan González

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses Mexico's energy sector from the following perspectives: the importance that the oil industry has had in the Mexican economy since it was nationalised in 1938, taking into ... More


International Carbon Finance and the Clean Development Mechanism

Cameron Hepburn

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines international carbon finance and the clean development mechanism (CDM) as important components of the global deal on climate change. It considers two key issues: what mechanisms ... More


Managing Policy Contradictions between the Montreal and Kyoto Protocols: The Case of Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases

Sebastian Oberthür, Claire Dupont, and Yasuko Matsumoto

in Managing Institutional Complexity: Regime Interplay and Global Environmental Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015912
eISBN:
9780262298346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015912.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on management of the Montreal Protocol and Kyoto Protocol policy contradictions. It explores features of both regimes along with their influence on each other, specifically the ... More


Vaunted Hopes: Climate Change and the Unlikely Nuclear Renaissance

Joshua William Busby

in The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804784177
eISBN:
9780804785303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784177.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes the relationship between global climate change and nuclear power development. Nuclear power is a possible solution to the problem of climate change because it is one of the few ... More


The Global Deal on Climate Change

Cameron Hepburn and Nicholas Stern

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the challenges involved in implementing the global deal on climate change. It first considers the ethics and economics behind a global greenhouse gas emissions reduction target ... More


Introduction: Confronting Climate Change

Janelle Knox-Hayes

in The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

Chapter 1 explores the nature of climate change as a problem and its connection to modern human economic systems. It also introduces the emergence of a global policy response to climate change and ... More


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