Potential “leveling” mechanisms to promote international harmonization of compliance costs.
international climate policy
Note: the size of the bubbles indicates the total CO2 emissions from the industry in 2002.
Hearing on U.S. Re-Engagement in the Global Effort to Fight Climate Change (May 15, 2007)
Dr. Jonathan Pershing testifies at the Hearing on Climate Change -- International Issues, Engaging Developing Countries on March 27, 2007
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.