All pages with keywords: international negotiations


Nach dem Eklat von Warschau: Deutschland muss beim Klimaschutz mehr Druck ausüben – Internationaler Klimaschutz

Commentary 8 December, 2013

Die UN-Klimakonferenz in Warschau hat allenfalls minimale Fortschritte gebracht. Stattdessen sorgten Querelen für einen Eklat. Umso zwingender ist eine starke Führungsrolle Deutschlands und Europas beim Klimaschutz. Die Bundesrepublik muss Einfluss … read more »


An international deal on climate change is within our reach

An international deal on climate change is within our reach

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 20 November, 2013

World leaders are gathered in Warsaw for a new round of negotiations with a renewed sense of urgency – and optimism the Guardian


Why do we see unilateral action on climate change?

Why do we see unilateral action on climate change?

a commentary by Simon Dietz, Carmen Marchiori, Alessandro Tavoni 5 December, 2012

In keeping with expectations, recent multilateral climate change talks in Doha have achieved very little. Yet, the good news is that unilateral action is on the up. This column argues … read more »


Domestic politics and the formation of international environmental agreements

Domestic politics and the formation of international environmental agreements

a working paper by Simon Dietz, Carmen Marchiori, Alessandro Tavoni 1 August, 2012

The theory of international environmental agreements overwhelmingly assumes that governments engage as unitary agents. Each government makes choices based on benefits and costs that are simple … read more »


Comment: Why climate equity matters in India

Commentary 1 February, 2012

One of the defining moments of the Durban conference was the Indian Minister Jayanthi Natarajan’s passionate speech on equity in the international negotiations. Online article no longer available. Responding to … read more »


Public pressure versus lobbying – how do Environmental NGOs matter most in climate negotiations?

Public pressure versus lobbying – how do Environmental NGOs matter most in climate negotiations?

a working paper by Katharine Rietig 1 December, 2011

Advocacy nongovernmental organisations have the largest influence on the outcome of climate negotiations when they mobilise public pressure in collaboration with the media. Environmental NGOs can … read more »


UN climate talks see ‘delayer countries’ throw away the 2C goal

UN climate talks see ‘delayer countries’ throw away the 2C goal

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 1 December, 2011

Michael Jacobs: The goal of holding global warming to 2C will be missed if the world’s largest economies insist on delaying negotiations the Guardian


Asymmetry, optimal transfers and international environmental agreements

Asymmetry, optimal transfers and international environmental agreements

a working paper by Jonathan Colmer 1 November, 2011

This paper applies optimal sharing rules to a coalition formation game with positive externalities, demonstrating the effectiveness of well-designed transfer schemes in improving outcomes for participation … read more »


The influence of academics as insider-nongovernmental actors in the Post-Kyoto Protocol Climate Change Negotiations: a matter of timing, network and policy-entrepreneurial capabilities

The influence of academics as insider-nongovernmental actors in the Post-Kyoto Protocol Climate Change Negotiations: a matter of timing, network and policy-entrepreneurial capabilities

a working paper by Katharine Rietig 1 September, 2011

Nongovernmental actors influence negotiations with insider or outsider strategies. Academics are valued by government delegates for the neutrality and expertise they can provide as policy advisors … read more »


Cancun climate talks: In search of the holy grail of climate change policy

Cancun climate talks: In search of the holy grail of climate change policy

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 29 November, 2010

Michael Jacobs: Although Copenhagen fell short of delivering a legally binding global treaty, Cancun is another step towards that ultimate goal the Guardian