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Climate Change, Environmental Rights, and Emission Shares

Steve Vanderheiden

in Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter considers the roles potentially played by three environmental rights for allocating national emission shares: the right to develop; the right to sustain a minimum level of per capita ... More


Tilt of Benchmarks

Bob Litterman

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) should be tilting their benchmarks away from market-cap weights, and tilting towards assets that will benefit when global greenhouse gas ... More


How to Hit the CO2 Emissions Reduction Target

Robert Pollin

in Greening the Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028233
eISBN:
9780262322867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028233.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter develops a simple estimating framework to demonstrate how the global CO2 emissions can realistically fall by 40 percent within 20 years. The framework assumes that an additional 1.5 ... More


Revisiting the Global Emissions Budget

Megan Blomfield

in Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198791737
eISBN:
9780191834028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791737.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter reconsiders the global emissions budget using the conception of natural resource justice defended previously. Noting that this is to adopt a method of partial integrationism, it is shown ... More


International Climate-Change Negotiations

John Firor

in The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change, and Creating a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093209
eISBN:
9780300133448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093209.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter focuses on the international negotiations on climate change under way since UNCED in 1992. Several governments began their consideration of reduced emissions of greenhouse gases in the ... More


The Frenzy of Fossil Fuels

Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

in The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169547
eISBN:
9780231537957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169547.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter details the increase in fossil fuel production and consumption that led to climate change. In 2005, the U.S. Energy Policy Act exempted shale gas drilling from regulatory oversight under ... More


The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Douglas Arent, Channing Arndt, Mackay Miller, Finn Tarp, and Owen Zinaman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The 21st Conference of the Parties (CoP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) shifted the nature of the political economy challenge associated with achieving a ... More


Provisional and Conclusive Environmental Politics

Elisabeth Ellis

in Provisional Politics: Kantian Arguments in Policy Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125221
eISBN:
9780300152050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125221.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter looks at how provisional theory affects and influences environmental politics. It looks at, for example, the special problem of extinction for provisional theory, focusing on two main ... More


We Agree: The Failure of Climate Ethics

Stephen M. Gardiner and David A. Weisbach

in Debating Climate Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199996476
eISBN:
9780190614775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199996476.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

My portions of the book argued that theories of ethics that had been put forward with respect to climate change policy suffered from internal logical problems and would lead us outside of feasible ... More


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