Dr. Jonathan Pershing testifies at the Hearing on Climate Change -- International Issues, Engaging Developing Countries on March 27, 2007
international climate policy
Are investors driving blindly?
The ACEA Agreement target in 2008 will entail costs for the industry that are likely to to distributed differently between the member companies. Yet these costs, along with their competitive implicatications, remain hidden from the public.
This book chapter examines the capacity needs and constraints faced by governments in relation to making future climate protection commitments under the UNFCCC.
This paper, published by the IEA and OECD, explores the issue of country-level institutional capacity necessary for future climate-related actions, particularly in developing countries.
Options for Protecting the Climate
Experts from around the world explore options for strengthening the Kyoto Protocol and Climate Convention, including proposals to engage both developed and developing countries in protecting the climate.
Global Climate Politics and Local Communities
Provides a background on the threat posed by and history of international response to climate change while identifying opportunities to maximize local participation in these processes, concluding with a strategy for intervention.
Seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Framework on Convention on Climate Change
December 7, 2001. Gives a brief overview of the seventh meeting of the COP of the Framework Convention on Climate Change and its results to the Ford Foundation in relation to its work worldwide in the Environment and Development Field.
Lessons in risk management for an international greenhouse gas emissions market
Identifies risk-management principles pertinent to the international market for greenhouse gas emissions rights and fashions recommendations for each.
Leadership or stalemate?
Explores U.S. position on developing countries in climate protection efforts. Concludes that climate protection requires the initial leadership of a few countries that bear historical responsibility for the problem and have considerable capability to act.
An assessment of the potential interaction between the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and the framework of international investment law.