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Multi-Agent Systems for the Simulation of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: A Review
Abstract This article presents an overview of multi-agent system models of land-use/cover change (MAS/LUCC models). This special class of LUCC models combines a cellular landscape model withExpand
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Climate Governance at the Crossroads
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Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto
The global governance of climate change is in flux. Conventional strategies of addressing climate change through universal, interstate negotiations--the most prominent of which is the KyotoExpand
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The Micro Foundations of Policy Diffusion Toward Complex Global Governance
Greenhouse gas emissions trading (ET) systems have become the centerpiece of climate change policy at multiple scales, unexpectedly largely outside of the UN climate governance process. The diffusionExpand
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A Tale of Two Copenhagens: Carbon Markets and Climate Governance
Assessments of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December 2009 have tended to see it as a ‘return to realism’ — as the triumph of hard interstate bargaining over institutional orExpand
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Reinvigorating International Climate Policy: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Nonstate Action
As countries negotiate a new climate agreement for the United Nations climate conference in December 2015, a groundswell of climate actions is emerging as cities, regions, businesses and civilExpand
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The Contours of “Cap and Trade”: The Evolution of Emissions Trading Systems for Greenhouse Gases
This article documents the evolution of “cap and trade” as a policy response to global climate change. Through an analysis of 33 distinct policy venues, the article describes how the cap and tradeExpand
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Governing Climate Change Transnationally: Assessing the Evidence from a Database of Sixty Initiatives
With this paper we present an analysis of sixty transnational governance initiatives and assess the implications for our understanding of the roles of public and private actors, the legitimacy ofExpand
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Ozone Depletion and Climate Change: Constructing a Global Response
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