The Global Warming Regime After 2012 – Towards a Focus on Equity, Vulnerability and Human Rights

The Global Warming Regime After 2012 – Towards a Focus on Equity, Vulnerability and Human Rights

Economic & Political Weekly, 12 July 2008

Any understanding of global warming must consider the relative contribution to the problem by the richer countries and the rich, over the poorer countries and the poor who are the most affected due to the problem. The legal regime adopted to solve the issue should place the poor and human rights in the centre stage of a new entitlement-based strategy to address the issue. This framework would then involve the development of technology reducing greenhouse emissions in the richer countries and the transfer of the same to the poorer ones.


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