Beyond Kyoto - A New Global Climate Certificate System: by Lutz Wicke

By Lutz Wicke

This balanced research exhibits that the present Kyoto-Protocol weather safeguard method, and different proposals for bettering the dedication process will not be able to assembly the final word goal 'to hinder harmful anthropogenic interference with the weather system'. nonetheless, says the writer, there's wish that the implementation of worldwide weather Certification structures are a starting that gives an opportunity for mankind to avoid harmful weather change.

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20. The carbon dioxide concentration expressed in billion tonnes of C (carbon) in this figure can be converted to billion tonnes of CO2 using a factor of 44/12 (relation between the molecule mass of CO2 and the atomic mass of C). 24 Refer to Fig. SPM-6(c) in IPCC (2001d) TAR, Part S, p. 20. ” IEA (International Energy Agency)/OECD (2002a) Beyond Kyoto – energy dynamics and climate stabilization. Paris, p. 24 and following. 26 The importance of earlier or later emissions is neglected here in view of the very low rate of carbon dioxide elimination in the atmosphere (with around 25% of the original concentration remaining even after several centuries (IPCC (2001a) TAR, Part I, p.

These very important IEA/OECD sub-criteria for climate sustainability must be supplemented by the following criteria often quoted in literature. 5. 39 6. ) Beyond Kyoto – energy dynamics and climate stabilization. Paris, p. 40. /Pershing, J. The latter was head of the department for energy and environment of the Paris-based International Energy Agency (an autonomous agency within the framework of the OECD). C. (with more or less closer ties with the US administration). C. Philibert is the specialist administrator in charge of climate protection issues in the above-mentioned IEA department.

30 Wicke, L. (1993) Umweltökonomie, 4th edition. (Textbook), Verlag Franz Vahlen, München, p. /Pershing, J. (2001) Considering options: climate target for all countries. In: Climate Policy, vol. 1, no. 2, June 2001, p. 212. 12 Chapter II · A System for Evaluating the Prospect of Success of Different Climate Protection Systems Starting from similar considerations, ECOFYS has developed the following plausible criteria and sub-criteria32 for evaluating instruments and systems of climate policy with the main objective of involving developing and threshold countries in the obligations of the global climate protection systems.

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