Beyond Kyoto

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Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.6 No.1
Author:
Lutz Wicke
Gerd Duerr-Pucher
The Kyoto Protocol, in its present form, is quantitatively and structurally totally inadequate to combat dangerous climate change. That is - to the authors of this paper - the inevitable conclusion to be drawn from three careful scientific studies on behalf of the Ministry of Environment of the German federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, two...
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In 2005, IGES launched the consultation "The Asia-Pacific Consultations on Climate Regime Beyond 2012" to promote new and constructive thinking in the Asia-Pacific region on future actions against climate change beyond 2012, and to contribute to the shaping of a future climate regime that adequately reflects the concerns and developmental...
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Climate change is a global problem that calls for global actions. The Kyoto Protocol under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is currently the only international climate regime that sets legally-binding commitments for countries to mitigate climate change. Commitments under the protocol cover only the years between 2008 and 2012...
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Climate change is a worldwide threat that affects global ecosystems and human life over the next several centuries. While adverse effects of climate change are likely to spread out over many decades and centuries, actions to minimize such impacts are required immediately. The challenge we face is to decide on short-term actions while thinking from...
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