After Lima: The Future of Sub-National Climate Governance

After Lima: The Future of Sub-National Climate Governance / Scott Moore, PlanetPolicy, Brookings Institution, 16/12/2014

As in the past, media coverage around the international climate negotiations which just concluded in Lima, Peru, focused almost entirely on the actions that national governments are taking to reduce, or at least slow increases of, greenhouse gas emissions. But while these actions are critical, in the short run some of the most ambitious and promising mitigation initiatives come from sub-national rather than national governments. In the United States, cities like New York and states like California have set considerably more aggressive climate policies than the federal government. Meanwhile, China, recognizing that its prosperous coastal regions are better prepared to adopt climate mitigation measures than are its poorer inland areas, has established pilot carbon exchanges in its seven most developed cities and provinces…

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Danièle Revel (2014, 19 décembre). After Lima: The Future of Sub-National Climate Governance. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 15 avril 2024, à l’adresse

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