The International Climate Change Regime: A Guide to Rules, Institutions and Procedures

The International Climate Change Regime: A Guide to Rules, Institutions and Procedures

by Farhana Yamin, Joanna Depledge
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521840899

ISBN-13: 9780521840897

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Aimed at the increasing number of policy-makers, stakeholders, researchers, and other professionals working on climate change, this volume presents a detailed description and analysis of the international regime established in 1992 to combat the threat of global climate change. It provides a comprehensive accessible guide to a high-profile area of international law

Overview

Aimed at the increasing number of policy-makers, stakeholders, researchers, and other professionals working on climate change, this volume presents a detailed description and analysis of the international regime established in 1992 to combat the threat of global climate change. It provides a comprehensive accessible guide to a high-profile area of international law and politics, covering not only the obligations and rights of countries, but ongoing climate negotiations as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521840897
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
730
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface and acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Overview; 3. Regime participants; 4. Objective and principles; 5. Mitigation commitments; 6. Flexibility mechanisms; 7. Research, systematic observation, education and public awareness; 8. Adaptation; 9. Impacts of response measures; 10. Finance, technology and capacity-building; 11. Reporting and review; 12. Compliance; 13. Institutions; 14. The negotiation process; 15. Scientific and technical input; 16. Administering the regime; 17. Linkages; 18. Evolution of the regime; 19. Conclusion: taking stock and moving forward; Appendix I: List of parties, their groups and key statistics; Appendix II: Annex 1 - parties' emissions and projections; Appendix III: Tables of articles, COP decisions and issues; Bibliography.

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