Unformatted text preview: manufacturing economy in their development phase—the US did not have to abide by such rules while they were developing • Nothing will be settled because neither side will compromise their geopolitical position— Obama cannot really do anything because Congress has not signed on Significant: It deals with the issue of global governance and supra national governance—countries are not ready for global governance regime—WHY? Countries do not want to sacrifice any more of their sovereignty, even when it comes to the environment • The environment then becomes a collective action problem—if economic integration makes sense and having a set of rules over economic policy is needed….Can states get over the cost of inter-dependence?...
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- Winter '10
- Global Warming, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Kyoto Protocol