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Developing Country Interest on Climate ChangeAction and the Post 2012 Climate Change Regime  

Developing Country Interest on Climate ChangeAction and the Post-2012 Climate Change Regime

The paper focuses on the cross-cutting objective of advancing development goals throughout the Bali Action Plan in a sustainable way, making the case that there are strategic interests for developing countries in simultaneously addressing climate change and nationally-defined development priorities. The paper first frames the terms of discussion, arguing for international support for such efforts, then suggests a number of elements that might feature in an international approach to climate change that focuses on advancing development goals in a sustainable way, noting in each case the relationship to, and implications for, the Bali mandate. The paper finishes by speculating on how these elements might shape a post-2012 climate regime and the carbon market that might accompany it.

Published by: The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) -
Uploaded on: Jun 2011
File size: 786 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Environment
Category: Environment

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