Equity and the Kyoto Protocol
Page, Edward. (2007) Equity and the Kyoto Protocol. Politics, Vol.27 (No.1). pp. 8-15. ISSN 0263-3957
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9256.2007.00273.x
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.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
J Political Science > JC Political theory
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992). Protocols, etc., 1997 Dec. 11., Climatic changes -- Law and legislation, Equality, Environmental policy|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Politics|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.|
|Official Date:||February 2007|
|Page Range:||pp. 8-15|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
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