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The Evolution of the Climate Change Regime: Beyond a North-South Divide?
Abreu Mejía, Daniel
Institut Català Internacional per la Pau
This research primarily analyses relevant climate bargaining dynamics that have been informed by a North-South impasse. This working paper argues that the first stage of negotiations for a climate convention indeed witnessed a North-South divide which became institutionalized in the Framework Convention on Climate Change. However, in subsequent negotiation rounds the key loci of bargaining struggles was centered between developed countries, in which relevant North-South cooperation dynamics were also present. Finally, this paper assesses the unfinished post-Kyoto bargaining process in which two trends are already being observed: both the emergence of a new geopolitics between the United States and major developing countries, and a fragmentation process within the South, in which the Copenhagen Accord itself has begun to institutionalize such fragmentation.
2010-12-27
574 - Ecologia general i biodiversitat
Climate change
Canvi climàtic
Cambio climático
Climate change -- Industrialized countries
Climate change -- Developing countries
Canvi climàtic -- Països industrialitzats
Canvi climàtic -- Països en vies de desenvolupament
Cambio climático -- Países industrializados
Cambio climático -- Países en vias de desarrollo
48 p.
Working Paper
2013.5793 (en línia);
2013.5785 (paper)
ICIP Working Papers;2010/06
         

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