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Equity and the Kyoto Protocol

By Edward Page

Abstract

Global climate change raises a number of important issues for political scientists and theorists. One issue concerns the ethics of implementing policies that seek to manage the threats associated with dangerous climate change in order to protect the interests of future generations. The focus of much of the debate about climate change and inter-generational equity is the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol to this Convention. This article outlines the mechanisms adopted by the Kyoto Protocol and three rival 'climate architectures', evaluating each in terms of some basic principles of equity

Topics: GE, JC
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:1248

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