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Kyoto2: How to Manage the Global Greenhouse
Kyoto2, by writer, journalist and broadcaster Oliver Tickell puts forward a strikingly original new solution to the tentative, failed steps of the Kyoto Protocol.Using a system of finite production rights for greenhouse gases, which would be traded by organizations on a global auction, Kyoto2 seeks to succeed where the original agreement failed. Regulated by an independent ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Zed Books
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Tickell's basically nailed it here. If implemented, Kyoto2 -- or a global agreement along broadly those lines -- would effectively and decisively prevent catastrophic climate change, with the realistic atmospheric GHG stabilisation target of 350ppm CO2-eq, at the same time as it builds humanity's collective future based on sustainable carbon-free energy systems and sustainable agriculture and forestry. And it would deal with the global financial crisis because almost all of the solutions to clim ...more