Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Implementing Architectures for Agreement

Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Implementing Architectures for Agreement

by Joseph E. Aldy, Robert N. Stavins
     
 

The most authoritative analysis of the full range of options open for a world climate agreement to succeed the Kyoto Protocol.See more details below

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The most authoritative analysis of the full range of options open for a world climate agreement to succeed the Kyoto Protocol.

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ISBN-13:
9780521129527
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Pages:
1022
Sales rank:
1,516,620
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph E. Aldy is Fellow at Resources for the Future in Washington, DC. He also served on the staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, where he was responsible for climate change policy from 1997 to 2000.

Robert N. Stavins is Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is also Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program and Chairman of the Kennedy School's Environment and Natural Resources Faculty Group.

Table of Contents

Foreword Timothy Wirth; 1. Introduction: the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins; Part I. Alternative International Policy Architectures: 2. A proposal for specific formulas and emission targets for all countries in all decades Jeffrey Frankel; 3. EU emission trading scheme: a prototype global system? A. Denny Ellerman; 4. Linkage of tradable permit systems in international climate policy architecture Judson Jaffe and Robert N. Stavins; 5. The case for charges on greenhouse gas emissions Richard Cooper; 6. Towards a global compact for managing climate change Ramgopal Agarwala; 7. A sectoral approach as an option for a post-Kyoto framework Akihiro Sawa; 8. A portfolio system of climate treaties Scott Barrett; Part II. Negotiation, Assessment, and Compliance: 9. How to negotiate and update climate agreements Bård Harstad; 10. Metrics for evaluating policy commitments in a fragmented world: the challenges of equity and integrity Carolyn Fischer and Richard Morgenstern; 11. Justice and climate change Eric Posner and Cass Sunstein; 12. Toward a post-Kyoto climate change architecture: a political analysis Robert Keohane and Kal Raustiala; Part III. The Role and Means of Technology Transfer: 13. International climate technology strategies Richard Newell; 14. Resource transfers to developing countries: improving and expanding greenhouse gas offsets Andrew Keeler and Alexander Thompson; 15. Possible development of a technology clean development mechanism in a post-2012 regime Wenying Chen, Jiankun He and Fei Teng; Part IV. Global Climate Policy and International Trade: 16. Global environmental policy and global trade policy Jeffrey Frankel; 17. Kyoto's successor Larry Karp and Jinhua Zhao; Part V. Economic Development, Adaptation, and Deforestation: 18. Reconciling human development and climate protection Jing Cao; 19. What do we expect from an international climate agreement? A low-income country perspective E. Somanathan; 20. Climate accession deals for taming growth of greenhouse gases in developing countries David Victor; 21. Policies for developing country engagement Daniel Hall, Michael Levi, Wiliam Pizer and Takahiro Ueno; 22. International forest carbon sequestration in a post-Kyoto agreement Andrew Plantinga and Kenneth Richards; Part VI. Modeling Impacts of Alternative Allocations of Responsibility: 23. A quantitative and comparative assessment of architectures for agreement Valentina Bosetti, Carlo Carraro, Alessandra Sgobbi and Massimo Tavoni; 24. Sharing the burden of GHG reductions Mustafa H. Babiker, Henry D. Jacoby, Sergey Paltsev and John M. Reilly; 25. Technology and international climate policy Kate Calvin, Leon Clarke, Jae Edmonds, Page Kyle and Marshall Wise; 26. Revised emissions growth projections for China: why post-Kyoto climate policy must look east Geoffrey J. Blanford, Richard G. Richels and Thomas F. Rutherford; 27. Expecting the unexpected: macroeconomic volatility and climate policy Warwick J. McKibbin, Adele Morris and Peter J. Wilcoxen; Part VII. Synthesis and Conclusion: 28. Epilogue: implementing architectures for agreement Richard Schmalansee; 29. A synthesis from the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins; Glossary and abbreviations; Index.

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