Week 23 enviormental governance - POL343Y1 Lecture 23 Q Global warming E ipcc epistemic communities 1988 2000 leading climate experts purpose to

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POL343Y1 Lecture # 23 Q: Global warming E: ipcc epistemic communities 1988: 2000 leading climate experts: purpose to evaluate knowledge on climate change 1992: 100 sign unfcc but it contained no legally binding commitments to reducing emissions kyoto(2005 ratified by 156 states): required 5% reduction from developed nations mechanisms: all members states pledged to take appropriate actions to meet targets via: carbon sinks, little infrastructure to ensure compliance. Climate action network: working on successor to kyoto, new clean technologies, assistance for more vulnerable states. United states on Kyoto: cost, provisions made for developing states, a highly energy intensive state. Private actors opposed kyoto – industrial formed global climate coalition 2001: companies see profit in addressing environmental issues chicago climate exchange 2003 Un organized conference: negotiations on a successor for kyoto including India and china
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Unformatted text preview: • 2008 granting credits for saving forests, est. fund helping developing nations C: • the 3 conferences revitalized ngos and epistemic communities Q: ngo roles E: • critics • part of epistemic communities • work through IGOs • influence polices directly C: • play a ancillary contributory role to environmental regimes Q: where do governments look to reduce GHG E: • T: increase fuel efficiency • E: coal pollution (still a primary energy source) • T not in Kyoto • GHG: 50+ years to dissipate • bc and manitoba and quebec have very low emissions from electricity as they are mainly hydro powered • alberta and saskatchewan: coal then nat gas, • ccs: saline aquifer storage of carbon • 2005 euro pilot projects to make ccs economically viable. They are now a year behind schedule. Funding in light of the crisis an issue. Australia also overbudget and behind schedule C: • transportation and energy sectors...
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