International environmental negotiations
Global collective action is required to tackle climate change.
A sustainable solution to climate change needs strong international governance, as well as measurable local action to implement international commitments at the domestic level. This programme explores the prospects for international collective action on climate change. It aims to shed light on the historical and socio-political factors affecting a global deal on climate change, using methods such as game theory and survey analysis of negotiators’ perceptions of the costs, benefits and risks of climate action.
Cooperation between countries is required to overcome major societal problems, such as climate change. However, rational logic dictates that individual countries are incentivised not to act, instead preferring to … read more »
- Post-2020 climate agreements in the major economies assessed in the light of global models
- Managing the climate commons at the nexus of ecology, behaviour and economics
- Evolutionary escape from the climate dilemma: Comment on “Climate change governance, cooperation and self-organization” by Pacheco, Vasconcelos and Santos
Taming the beasts of ‘burden-sharing’: an analysis of equitable mitigation actions and approaches to 2030 mitigation pledges
Countries are now seeking to reach a new international agreement on climate change, to be signed in Paris in December 2015. A key element of the international negotiations … read more »
Financial crisis pushed global warming down the agenda but Lord Stern’s respected climate economics are leading its way back up read more »