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The Kyoto Protocol: International Climate Policy for the 21st Century

By: Sebastian Oberthur and Hermann Ott

359 pages, 14 figs, 15 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #104437 | ISBN: 354066470X
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Provides a comprehensive scholarly analysis of the history and content of the Protocol itself as well as of the economic, political and legal implications of its implementation.


Contents

Building Blocks and Negotiating History.- The Science of Climate Change.- Key Players and Interests.- The Legal Basis of International Action.- The Berlin Mandate and the AGBM Process.- Multilateral and Bilateral Diplomacy.- Governmental and Non-Governmental Developments.- Kyoto: the Endgame.- The Provisions of the Kyoto Protocol.- Overview.- Preamble and Definitions.- Policies and Measures.- Emission Limitation and Reduction Commitments.- Joint Fulfilment of Commitments.- Joint Implementation.- The Clean Development Mechanism.- Emissions Trading.- Implementation Review and Compliance.- Developing Country Participation.- Institutions.- Review, Development and Amendment of the Kyoto Protocol.- Final Provisions of the Kyoto Protocol.- Conclusions and Outlook.- Lessons from the Kyoto Process.- Evaluation of the Kyoto Protocol.- Synergies and Conflicts with Other International Institutions.- International Climate Politics at the Turn of the Century.

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