Toward a Binding Climate Change Adaptation Regime

Toward a Binding Climate Change Adaptation Regime : A Proposed Framework / Mizan R. Khan. Routledge, 2015 (paperback)

Presentation (© Routledge) :

The impact of climate change is global both in its cause and its effect. Thus there is a global responsibility for international cooperation to tackle the causes through mitigation strategies such as those agreed at the Durban Platform of December 2011. This climate regime aims to define responsibilities, mechanisms, funding and compliance in order to achieve a clear objective regarding the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Although tackling the causes of climate change through mitigation is necessary, it is also essential to examine the effect of climate change and what international cooperation can take place to ensure global adaptation measures. This pioneering book deals exclusively with the politics of why adaptation as a global responsibility continues to be ignored.

Contents :

Part One Chapter 1: Introduction – The Context and Niche of the Book Chapter 2: Climate Change Regime, Adaptation and Politics Chapter 3: Climate Finance: Supply, Demand and Governance Chapter 4: Reframing of Adaptation Framework

Part Two Chapter 5: The Lens of Double Exposure: Climate Change and Uneven Chapter 6 The Lens of human and global security Chapter 7:Climate change, justice and human rights – A Logical Marriage

Part Three Chapter 8: Polluter pays principle Chapter 9: Liability and compensation under Loss and Damage Chapter 10: Conclusion – Toward the proposed framework

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