Rebuilding the Environmental Balance
Expanding and Reinforcing the Objectives of the Kyoto Protocol: Inciting International Stakeholders to Engage in Greenhouse-gas Transparency
Greenhouse-gas Emissions and Global Mitigation Efforts
Small-scale Sustainable Farmers Are Cooling Down the Earth
After Copenhagen, Some Light on the Horizon
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Raising International Climate Finance
For Climate Justice and a World Fit to Be Lived in
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Sustainable Forest Management
The World Governance Index (WGI)
Rio+20 and Beyond. No Future without Justice
Environmental Governance and Managing the Earth
Rural Areas and World Governance
Setting up an Arbitration Tribunal on Debt: An Alternative Solution?
The Bamako Appeal
The Global Marshall Plan
What South Africa Does the World Need?
The Extraterritorial Scope of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
Videos on the Seminar "What Brazil and What Amazonia Does the World Need?"
Global Environmental Governance: Elements of a Reform Agenda
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A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility
Civil Society’s Impact on the Multilateral Sphere: Lessons Learned and Future Directions
Our global cooperative system to control greenhouse-gas emissions is a system in the shape of an international agreement in several points. The objectives of this proposal consist essentially of two parts. First, searching for alternative ways of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions that are mostly from energy-related sources, and second, a method for monitoring the conduct of each country.
The authors of this paper seek to find a solution to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions without seriously damaging the global economy, as well as creating a fair system of governing this crucial problem. It is about creating a system of rewards for efficiency for developed countries and rewards for improvement for developing countries. It is an incentive-based system that functions on a voluntary basis in view of improving on the Kyoto Protocol. As this is not a supranational organization, a more effective and efficient means of making nations respect and abide by the agreement are sought. This is to ensure that all countries will participate in this global initiative.
The proposal focuses essentially on the private sector, because in order for real reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions to take place, changes must come from industries and businesses themselves. By grouping countries in pairs through a system of bilateral cooperation, a mutual reinforcement between a developed and developing country can be established. In order to establish the agreements and follow up with the results, what is also proposed is the creation of an international summit, to be organized periodically. This will also enable amendments to be made among the nations.
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