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Political Theory and Global Climate Change$
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Steve Vanderheiden

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262220842

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.001.0001

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Climate Change, Environmental Rights, and Emission Shares

Climate Change, Environmental Rights, and Emission Shares

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(p.43) 3 Climate Change, Environmental Rights, and Emission Shares
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Political Theory and Global Climate Change
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Steve Vanderheiden

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0003

This chapter considers the roles potentially played by three environmental rights for allocating national emission shares: the right to develop; the right to sustain a minimum level of per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (termed “survival emissions”); and the right to achieve climatic stability. These three rights form the basis for a fair and effective global climate regime, and imply a specific allocation formula for the manner in which global emission shares are assigned to nations or peoples.

Keywords:   national emission shares, greenhouse gas emissions, climatic stability, global climate regime, global emission shares

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