Framing Future Commitments - a Pilot Study on the Evolution of the UNFCCC Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Regime
Article from: OGEL 1 (2004), in Climate Change
Many studies have been or are about to be published on options for structuring national emission commitments after the first Kyoto period, providing a large 'toolbox' for use if and as the world moves towards negotiations on future commitments. The widespread assumption is that negotiations will rapidly extend to include quantified commitments for most, if not all, developing countries in the second period; indeed, this is being more actively pursued by the Kyoto Annex I Parties as a way of 'getting the US back on board'. However, progress is highly implausible until the US first ...