Europe and Global Climate Change: Politics, Foreign Policy and Regional Cooperation
This book is likely to become the definitive study on European global climate change politics. Its focus on the formulation, ratification, and implementation of the Kyoto Protocol within Europe make it essential reading for all who wish to understand how
domestic sources of environmental foreign policy
the United Kingdom in European climate policy
foreign policy of the Netherlands
5 Climatic issues in Polish foreign policy
6 Sweden climate change and the EU context
accommodating environmental foreign policy in a federal state
Norwegian NGOs in the climate change negotiations
land use domestic stakeholders and EU foreign policy
international regimes and policy diffusion
EU influence on Norway and Germany
13 Climate change policy and the enlargement of the EU
German European and international politics
international equity and justice in European policy
power interests and ideas in domestic and international politics
the EUs position on climate change
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Page 357 - The Parties should protect the climate system for the benefit of present and future generations of humankind, on the basis of equity and in accordance with their common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities.
Page 360 - ... the developed country Parties. 4. The developed country Parties and other developed Parties included in annex II shall also assist the developing country Parties that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change in meeting costs of adaptation to those adverse effects.
Page 357 - Noting that the largest share of historical and current global emissions of greenhouse gases has originated in developed countries, that per capita emissions in developing countries are still relatively low and that the share of global emissions originating in developing countries will grow to meet their social and development needs...
Page 306 - The Union is founded on the principles of liberty, democracy, respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law, principles which are common to the Member States.