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Overcoming the tragedy of super wicked problems: constraining our future selves to ameliorate global climate change
We characterize climate change as a super wicked problem comprising four key features: time is running out; those who cause the problem also seek to provide a solution; the central authority needed to address it is weak or non-existent; and, partly as a result, policy responses discount the future irrationally. Expand
Designing and Preparing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)
The Climate Regime as Global Forest Governance: Can Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Initiatives Pass a ‘Dual Effectiveness’ Test?
SUMMARY For two generations, policy makers, environmental groups, industry associations and other stakeholders have given global forest deterioration concerted and sustained attention. Widespread… Expand
Bridging the Emissions Gap: A UNEP Synthesis Report
Examination of the influences of global forest governance arrangements at the domestic level
The ultimate goal of many international and transnational attempts to address global problems is to influence domestic policymaking processes rather than simply constrain or modify the external… Expand
Building the Forest-Climate Bandwagon: REDD+ and the Logic of Problem Amelioration
For those championing an international institutional solution to climate change, the forest-climate linkage through reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and forest enhancement… Expand
Turning Points: Trends in Countries’ Reaching Peak Greenhouse Gas Emissions over Time
CONTENTS Executive Summary ....................................... 1
Comparability of Annex I Emission Reduction Pledges
The absence of details regarding some countries‟ mechanisms to achieve emission reductions present hurdles to measuring comparability. Countries will need to clarify how they plan to fulfill their… Expand
MRV 101: Understanding Measurement, Reporting, and Verification of Climate Change Mitigation
The emissions gap report: Are the Copenhagen Accord pledges sufficient to limit global warming to 2° C or 1.5° C?