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What has the Kyoto Protocol wrought? the real architecture of international tradable permit markets by Robert William Hahn

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Published by AEI Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992). 1997 Dec. 11.,
  • Climatic changes -- Government policy.,
  • Climatic changes -- Economic aspects.,
  • Greenhouse gases -- Economic aspects.,
  • Emissions trading.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 35-37).

StatementRobert W. Hahn and Robert N. Stavins.
SeriesAEI studies on global environmental policy
ContributionsStavins, R. N. 1948-, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C5 H23 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3967127M
ISBN 10084477135X
LC Control Number2001273036
OCLC/WorldCa43264087

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What has the Kyoto Protocol wrought? Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert William Hahn; R N Stavins; American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. The Kyoto Protocol, which was adopted on Decem , in Kyoto, Japan, came into force on Febru The explicit rules for carrying out the Protocol were adopted in Marrakech in The Protocol was signed by 37 industrialized countries and the European Union. Robert W. Hahn & Robert Stavins, "What Has the Kyoto Protocol Wrought? The Real Architecture of Tradable Permit Markets," Books, American Enterprise Institute, number , September. Handle: RePEc:aei:rpbook Downloadable! This paper investigates a central issue in the climate change debate associated with the Kyoto Protocol: the likely performance of international greenhouse gas trading mechanisms. Virtually all design studies and many projections of the costs of meeting the Kyoto targets have assumed that an international trading program can be established that minimizes the costs of meeting.

What Has the Kyoto Protocol Wrought? The Real Architecture of International Tradable Permit Markets. By Robert N. Stavins and Robert W. Hahn. Get PDF (1 MB) Abstract. We investigate a central issue in the climate change debate associated with the Kyoto Protocol: the likely performance of international greenhouse gas trading mechanisms. The adoption of the Kyoto Protocol in December was a major achievement in the endeavour to tackle the problem of global climate change at the dawn of the 21st century. After many years of involvement in the negotiation process, the book's two internationally recognised authors now offer the international community a first hand and inside perspective of the debate on the Kyoto s: 1.   A total of countries have signed and ratified the Kyoto Protocol, the treaty that's the closest thing we have to a working global agreement . The Kyoto Protocol also established a rigorous monitoring, review and verification system, as well as a compliance system to ensure transparency and hold Parties to account. Under the Protocol, countries' actual emissions have to be monitored and precise records have to be kept of the trades carried out.

The Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the 'Kyoto Protocol') was adopted at the third session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 3) in Kyoto, Japan, on 11 December In accordance with Arti it was open for signature from 16 March to 15 March at United Nations Headquarters, New York.   Was the Kyoto protocol a success? That depends on how you interpret the numbers. Under the treaty, 38 developed countries signed up to reduce their mean annual greenhouse gas emissions from.   The framework of the Kyoto Protocol, an agreement for the world's rich countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, is deeply flawed. This paper explains why. The Protocol lacks essential country coverage, provides an inadequate basis for allocating emission rights, lacks provision for monitoring and enforcement, and implies politically. Kyoto Protocol, international treaty, named for the Japanese city in which it was adopted in December , designed to reduce the emission of gases that contribute to global warming. In force since , it was hailed as the most significant environmental treaty .