This fine article by Duncan Clarke, on whether developed nations would ever agree to emission cuts of greater than 100%, was published in the London Guardian and gets right to the heart of the matter — a justice based global climate accord would inevitably give the rich countries extremely stringent targets. It is a model of clarity.
GDR in Climate Law Conference
Imperatives Amid Uncertainty: The Case for Global Action Against Dangerous Climate Change, by Renato Redentor Constantino. A keynote delivered at the conference Climate Law in Developing Countries post-2012: North and South Perspectives, organized by the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, September 26-28, 2008. Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa. This is a really excellent speech. It not only endorses GDRs, it also puts it nicely into its proper context.
German press regard GDRs
More Media Coverage of Greenhouse Development Rights
Soon after the August 2007 interview with EcoEquity’s Tom Athanasiou (see post “Early Media Coverage of Greenhouse Development Rights”), this fine article on GDRs was published in Thailand’s national newspaper, The Nation. And this notice showed up on the UK’s influential Open Democracy website in an article bemoaning the events of this summer’s G8 meeting.
After the G8
The global politics of climate-change: after the G8, a nice think piece by IPPR’s Andrew Pendleton, cites the Greenhouse Development Rights calculations as “revealing.” We couldn’t agree more.