Kyoto2: How to Manage the Global Greenhouse

Kyoto2: How to Manage the Global Greenhouse

by Oliver Tickell
     
 

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Kyoto2, by writer, journalist and broadcaster Oliver Tickell puts forward a strikingly original new solution to the tentative, failed steps of the Kyoto Protocol.Using a system of finite production rights for greenhouse gases, which would be traded by organizations on a global auction, Kyoto2 seeks to succeed where the original agreement failed.

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Kyoto2, by writer, journalist and broadcaster Oliver Tickell puts forward a strikingly original new solution to the tentative, failed steps of the Kyoto Protocol.Using a system of finite production rights for greenhouse gases, which would be traded by organizations on a global auction, Kyoto2 seeks to succeed where the original agreement failed. Regulated by an independent body, the funds could be poured back into healing the wounds inflicted by climate change. In his combination of idealism with realistic proposals, Tickell exposes the flaws in current approaches, and envisions a fairer and more effective system.

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“The most intelligent treatment of the politics and economics of climate change I have ever read.  Brilliant, clear and unanswerable”--George Monbiot

"Tickell's background helps him pack an astonishing wealth of data and nontrivial analyses of complex issues into this small volume...This volume will be valuable for undergraduate and graduate students in environmental science and policy, and essential for faculty and professionals... Highly recommended." —CHOICE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848130258
Publisher:
Zed Books
Publication date:
08/19/2008
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Oliver Tickell is a leading campaigner and researcher on climate issues and has contributed pieces to a number of major international media outlets. He also runs tfX: the UK campaign against trans fats in food.

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