Global Climate Governance Beyond 2012: Architecture, Agency and Adaptation

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"This book provides a cutting-edge assessment of policy options for future global climate governance, written by a team of 30 leading experts from the European union and developing countries." The book will be attractive both to practitioners and academics from a variety of backgrounds. Practitioners active in mitigation and adaptation policy development, analysis and negotiation will refer to this book for in-depth qualitative and quantitative assessments of the costs and benefits of a range of novel policy options. Academics from a number of disciplines - including international relations, international law, environmental studies, economics, geography and development studies, and ranging from final-year undergraduates to researchers - will benefit from description of innovative approaches of their disciplines towards international climate negotiations, and will also learn about the possibilities and advantages of integrating insights across disciplines.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521190114
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 2/18/2010
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations

1 Global climate governance beyond 2012: an introduction Frank Biermann Biermann, Frank Philipp Pattberg Pattberg, Philipp Fariborz Zelli Zelli, Fariborz 1

Pt. I Architecture 13

2 The architecture of global climate governance: setting the stage Frank Biermann Biermann, Frank Fariborz Zelli Zelli, Fariborz Philipp Pattberg Pattberg, Philipp Harro van Asselt van Asselt, Harro 15

3 The consequences of a fragmented climate governance architecture: a policy appraisal Fariborz Zelli Zelli, Fariborz Frank Biermann Biermann, Frank Philipp Pattberg Pattberg, Philipp Harro van Asselt van Asselt, Harro 25

4 Environmental effectiveness and economic consequences of fragmented versus universal regimes: what can we learn from model studies? Andries Hof Hof, Andries Michel den Elzen Elzen, Michel den Detlef van Vuuren van Vuuren, Detlef 35

5 Developing the international carbon market beyond 2012: options and the costs of delay Christian Flachsland Flachsland, Christian Robert Marschinski Marschinski, Robert Ottmar Edenhofer Edenhofer, Ottmar Marian Leimbach Leimbach, Marian Lavinia Baumstark Baumstark, Lavinia 60

6 The overlap between the UN climate regime and the World Trade Organization: lessons for climate governance beyond 2012 Fariborz Zelli Zelli, Fariborz Harro van Asselt van Asselt, Harro 79

7 An architecture for long-term climate change: North-South cooperation based on equity and common but differentiated responsibilities Harald Winkler Winkler, Harald 97

8 Shaping the architecture of future climate governance: perspectives from the South Manish Kumar Shrivastava Shrivastava, Manish Kumar Nitu Goel Goel, Nitu 116

Pt. II Agency 135

9 Agency in global climate governance: setting the stage Johannes Stripple Stripple, Johannes Philipp Pattberg Pattberg, Philipp 137

10 The role and relevance of networked climate governance Philipp Pattberg Pattberg, Philipp 146

11 Carbon market governance beyond the public-private divide Johannes Stripple Stripple, Johannes Eva Lovbrand Lovbrand, Eva 165

12 A staged sectoral approach for climate mitigation Michel den Elzen Elzen, Michel den Andries Hof Hof, Andries Jasper van Vliet van Vliet, Jasper Paul Lucas Lucas, Paul 183

13 Technological change and the role of non-state actors Knut H. Alfsen Alfsen, Knut H. Gunnar S. Eskeland Eskeland, Gunnar S. Kristin Linnerud Linnerud, Kristin 208

Pt. III Adaptation 221

14 Global adaptation governance: setting the stage Frank Biermann Biermann, Frank Ingrid Boas Boas, Ingrid 223

15 Costs, benefits and interlinkages between adaptation and mitigation Andries Hof Hof, Andries Kelly de Bruin de Bruin, Kelly Rob Dellink Dellink, Rob Michel den Elzen Elzen, Michel den Detlef van Vuuren van Vuuren, Detlef 235

16 Global adaptation governance: the case of protecting climate refugees Frank Biermann Biermann, Frank Ingrid Boas Boas, Ingrid 255

17 Global adaptation governance beyond 2012: developing-country perspectives Jessica Ayers Ayers, Jessica Mozaharul Alam Alam, Mozaharul Saleemul Huq Huq, Saleemul 270

18 Shaping future adaptation governance: perspectives from the poorest of the poor Anne Jerneck Jerneck, Anne Lennart Olsson Olsson, Lennart 286

19 Conclusions: options for effective climate governance beyond 2012 Frank Biermann Biermann, Frank Philipp Pattberg Pattberg, Philipp Fariborz Zelli Zelli, Fariborz 306

Index 324

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