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Credible Commitments, Focal Points, and Tipping: The Strategy of Climate Treaty Design

Scott Barrett

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Why have the climate negotiations failed? How might we do better? This chapter answers these questions by relying on three of Tom Schelling's greatest insights—the importance of, and difficulty in, ... More


Trading a Livable World

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This introductory chapter discusses how our current response to climate change has been inadequate and inequitable. During UN climate negotiations, nations still talk about climate inaction. ... More


A Spotlight on Negotiating Mobility in Paris: Ushering in Another New Era for the Migration and Climate Change Nexus

Sarah Louise Nash

in Negotiating Migration in the Context of Climate Change: International Policy and Discourse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201260
eISBN:
9781529201307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201260.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains that while much of the world was still preoccupied with scenes of people arriving at Europe's external borders in 2015 and the search for solutions to the crisis of migration ... More


Sustainable International Climate Change Law

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Climate change poses a serious challenge to the ability of international law to construct equitable global responses to shared problems. Emissions of greenhouse gases come disproportionately from ... More


An Introduction to India’s Evolving Climate Change Debate: From Diplomatic Insulation to Policy Integration

Navroz K. Dubash

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/9780199498734.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

How is India engaging the climate change challenge? This introductory chapter explains the changing context for climate change debates in India, from one focused on diplomatic concerns of equity and ... More


China’s Environmental DiplomacyClimate Change, Domestic Politics, and International Engagement

Joanna I. Lewis

in China Across the Divide: The Domestic and Global in Politics and Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919864
eISBN:
9780199345601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919864.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China’s energy challenges are shaping the way its leadership is approaching climate mitigation at the domestic level, which in turn is shaping its positioning in international climate negotiations. ... More


Parallel Climate Blocs: Incentives to Cooperation in International Climate Negotiations

Barbara Buchner and Carlo Carraro

in The Design of Climate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter assesses the economic incentives of different countries to cooperate on international climate negotiations, particularly on greenhouse gas emission control. It first examines the ... More


India’s Engagement in Global Climate Negotiations from Rio to Paris

Sandeep Sengupta

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/9780199498734.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India’s positions in global climate negotiations have evolved over three distinct periods. The first period of international regime creation in the 1980s and 1990s saw India play an important role in ... More


A credible international agreement?

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines climate change negotiations, which provide a very good way of characterizing the problem and of identifying why it is so hard for countries to agree. Specifically, climate ... More


India in International Climate Negotiations: Chequered Trajectory

D. Raghunandan

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/9780199498734.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

A popular view of India’s role in climate negotiations is that it has successfully protected its interests in avoiding emissions control obligations while representing the positons of developing ... More


The global climate change regime

Joanna Depledge

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The urgency of responding to global climate change is an inescapable feature of the global energy landscape. The international community has agreed to limit global temperature rise to 2 °C from ... 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


The European Union: A Green Great Power?

Katja Biedenkopf, Claire Dupont, and Diarmuid Torney

in Great Powers, Climate Change, and Global Environmental Responsibilities

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198866022
eISBN:
9780191898341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866022.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

Although the European Union (EU) is often neglected in the great powers literature owing to its lack of military and security clout, we argue that the EU should nevertheless be considered a great ... More


Influence: Lobbying, Public Salience, and Outcomes

Andreas Dür and Gemma Mateo

in Insiders versus Outsiders: Interest Group Politics in Multilevel Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785651
eISBN:
9780191827501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785651.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This final chapter assesses how the differences in lobbying behaviour and access to decision-makers stressed in the previous chapters shape interest groups' ability to influence political decisions ... More


The Running Thread

Jairam Ramesh

in Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199457526
eISBN:
9780199085255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457526.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

A three-point brief from the Prime Minister to ensure transparency and accountability in the ministry’s working; balancing high growth with environmental protection. This chapter gives an overview of ... More


A Responsible Path: Enhancing Action on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Andrew Light and Gwynne Taraska

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

There are many barriers—political, diplomatic, and economic—to the full participation and ambitious emissions reductions from all countries that are necessary for climate stabilization. In this ... More


One Long Day in Copenhagen

Shyam Saran

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/9780199498734.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Paris Agreement of 2015 was shaped by several rounds of negotiations in decades prior. Events in Copenhagen in 2009 were pivotal in defining negotiation dynamics between developing and developed ... More


The Behavioural Economics of Climate Change

Kjell Arne Brekke and Olof Johansson-Stenman

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/9780199573288.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the economics of climate change from the perspective of behavioural economics: as market data simply reflect the aggregate of human behaviour of participants, understanding this ... More


India, the Janus Energy Sovereign

Peter Drahos

in Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197534755
eISBN:
9780197534786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534755.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

India is at an innovation crossroads in which it can choose between staying on its well-worn path of an incremental imitation of mature technologies developed elsewhere or becoming an innovator in ... More


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