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The international climate change regime : a guide to rules, institutions and procedures

Author: Farhana Yamin; Joanna Depledge
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book presents a comprehensive, authoritative, and independent account of the rules, institutions and procedures governing the international climate change regime. Its detailed yet user-friendly description and analysis covers the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol, and all decisions taken by the Conference of the Parties up to 2003, including the landmark Marrakesh Accords."--Jacket.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Farhana Yamin; Joanna Depledge
ISBN: 0521840899 9780521840897 0521600596 9780521600590
OCLC Number: 55044480
Description: xxx, 699 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Joke Waller Hunter --
Introduction --
Overview --
Regime participants --
Objective and principles --
Mitigation commitments --
Flexibility mechanisms --
Research, systematic observation, education, training and public awareness --
Adaptation --
Impacts of response measures --
Finance, technology and capacity-building --
Reporting and review --
Compliance --
Institutions --
The negotiation process --
Scientific and technical input --
Administering the regime --
Linkages --
Evolution of the regime --
Conclusions : taking stock and moving forward --
List of parties, their groups and key statistics --
Annex I Party fact sheets : emissions, targets and projections for Annex I Parties and groupings --
Table of articles, issues and COP decisions.
Responsibility: Farhana Yamin and Joanna Depledge.
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This book presents a detailed description and analysis of the international regime that was established in 1992 to combat the threat of global climate change. It covers not only the obligations and  Read more...


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'Climate change is one of today's most serious global threats, requiring urgent action. This very timely guide on the many rules, institutions and procedures of the United Nations Framework Read more...

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