Multipolarity and the new world ( dis ) order : US hegemonic decline and the fragmentation of the global climate regime §

  title={Multipolarity and the new world ( dis ) order : US hegemonic decline and the fragmentation of the global climate regime §},
  author={John T. Roberts},
The international climate change negotiations leading to and including the Copenhagen and Cancun Conferences of the Parties in 2009 and 2010 have shown a very different balance of power from those of the 1997 Kyoto round. This ‘‘New World dis(Order)’’ is characterized by insecurity of the United States in the face of economic and political decline vis-à-vis China; fragmentation of the Group of 77 developing nations negotiating bloc; and weakening of the European Union, which was cut out… CONTINUE READING

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