A Meaningful Second Commitment Period for the Kyoto Protocol

@article{Olmstead2007AMS,
  title={A Meaningful Second Commitment Period for the Kyoto Protocol},
  author={Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert Stavins},
  journal={The Economists' Voice},
  year={2007},
  volume={4}
}
Robert Stavins and Sheila Olmstead propose ways to modify the Kyoto Protocol for its second commitment period (2012-2016) so that it will provide a way forward that is scientifically sound, economically rational, and politically pragmatic. 
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