Mainstream environmentalists conceptualize the

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Mainstream environmentalists conceptualize the problem as being one of “public goods” Tragedy of the Commons” The appropriate response to market failure in this context: Market environmentalism Market forces (combined with government regulation) can play a role in reaching environmental goals In the case of Green House Warming, consider o Cap and Trade o Carbon tax Green House Warming: The Politics of policy making 1). In the Canadian context, any policy solution to an environmental problem (like Green House warming) must confront the reality of Federalism There is always the potential that a political divide will develop between the Federal government (Ottawa) and the Provinces This can have an impact on the policy response
How to response to environmental problems? How do you create global public goods when there is no world
o government with the power to enforce the rules?
o Who should pay the costs associated with environmental clean-up? Why? Principle of “common but differentiated responsibilities”
The future of the Global Climate Regime?
Will the Paris Agreement lead to robust global greenhouse gas reductions? October 22nd TVO debate : Law school students vs columnist over article Who’s opinion is right on this issue, and if so why is the other side is wrong America alone: the end of the world as we know it Thesis: America Alone Claims we are at the end of the post second world order: freedom/democracy has been spread across the world (that’s over) Western Europe is changing: the fastest pop transformation in history. Has given up breeding,

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