Alternative Architecture for Climate Change: Major Economies

Alternative Architecture for Climate Change: Major Economies / Rafael Leal-Arcas. European Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 25-56, 2011.

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1884324

Abstract : This article argues that the Kyoto Protocol to the 1992 Framework Convention on Climate Change was doomed to face difficulties ab initio. It explains why this is the case by analyzing the Kyoto Protocol’s shortcomings and deficiencies. Moving the climate change agenda forward multilaterally among the 195 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is proving to be a serious challenge. The lack of progress in UNFCCC negotiations in recent years, especially the failure to obtain an international agreement on emissions limitations targets and timetables by all major developed and developing country emitters, has led many to question whether the UNFCCC is, in fact, the best and most effective forum for mobilizing a global response to climate change. The current approach to negotiating a comprehensive, universal, and legally binding global agreement on climate change is unlikely to succeed… (© Rafael Leal-Arcas)



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Danièle Revel (2011, 22 juillet). Alternative Architecture for Climate Change: Major Economies. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 17 juin 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/o91y

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