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Kyoto II und 'Houston Protokoll' - neue Impulse für die internationale Klimapolitik

Kyoto II and 'Houston Protocol' - on the future of international climate policy
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Simonis, Udo E.

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Corporate Editor Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung gGmbH
Abstract Der erste und einzige Implementationsmechanismus der UN-Rahmenkonvention zum Klimawandel, das "Kyoto-Protokoll", läuft im Jahr 2012 aus. Es gibt jedoch viele gute Gründe, diesen multilateralen Ansatz nicht aufzugeben, sondern eine zweite Auflage ("Kyoto II") zu initiieren. Defizite des Abkommens in Bezug auf Ziele, Instrumente und Institutionen müssen ausgemerzt werden. Vor allem muss das primär wirtschaftlich orientierte Kyoto-Protokoll durch ein technologisches Abkommen unter der UN-Klimakonvention ergänzt werden - das "Houston-Protokoll". Der Verfasser zeigt, wie eine solche innovative "Doppelstrategie" einer künftigen Klimapolitik aussehen könnte. (ICEÜbers)

"The 'Kyoto Protocol', as the first and only implementation mechanism under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will expire by the year 2012. There are, however, many good reasons not to abandon this multilateral approach to climate change, but to soon go for a new round - 'Kyoto II'. In doing so, the treaty must be thoroughly scrutinized for its deficiencies, as regards targets, instruments, and institutions. Particularly, and for various reasons, the Kyoto Protocol which is predominantly an economic concept should be supplemented by a technological companion - the 'Houston Protocol' - under the UN Climate Convention. This paper shows how such an innovative 'double strategy' of future climate policy might look like." (author's abstract)
Keywords international agreement; climate protection; climate change; environmental policy; international politics; implementation; multilateralism
Classification International Relations, International Politics, Foreign Affairs, Development Policy; Special areas of Departmental Policy; Ecology, Environment
Method applied research; descriptive study
Document language German
Publication Year 2007
City Berlin
Page/Pages 38 p.
Series Discussion Papers / Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, 2007-003
Licence Deposit Licence - No Redistribution, No Modifications
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