Rethinking the Kyoto Emissions Targets

@article{Babiker2002RethinkingTK,
  title={Rethinking the Kyoto Emissions Targets},
  author={M. Babiker and R. Eckaus},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2002},
  volume={54},
  pages={399-414}
}
The overall targets for greenhouse gas emissions of the Kyoto Protocol are not based on a specific objective for the future world climate. Moreover, the allocations of emissions restrictions among countries do not have a principled logic and impose arbitrary differences in costs. Calculations arepresented of the costs of alternative guidelines for emissions restrictions, each of which has a plausible ethical basis: equal per capita reductions, equal country shares in reductions, equalized… Expand
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