Title: Climate policy and ancillary benefits : a survey and integration into the modelling of international negotiations on climate change
Authors : Pittel, Karen
Rübbelke, Dirk T.G.
Published in : Ecological Economics
Volume(Issue) : 68
Issue : 1-2
Pages : 210
Pages to: 220
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Elsevier
Issue Date: 2008
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 363: Environmental and security problems
Abstract: Currently informal and formal international negotiations on climate change take place in an intensive way since the Kyoto Protocol expires already in 2012. A post-Kyoto regulation to combat global warming is not yet stipulated. Due to rapidly increasing greenhouse-gas emission levels, industrialized countries urge major polluters from the developing world like China and India to participate in a future agreement. Whether these developing countries will do so, depends on the prevailing incentives to participate in international climate protection efforts. This paper identifies ancillary benefits of climate policy to provide important incentives to attend a new international protocol and to positively affect the likelihood of accomplishing a post-Kyoto agreement which includes commitments of developing countries.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Economic Policy (FWP)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2008.02.020
ISSN: 0921-8009
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/9491
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