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Principles of justice in proposals and policy approaches to avoided deforestation: towards a post-Kyoto climate agreement

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This paper offers a normative analysis of the current negotiations on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Drawing on existing theories of distributive justice, we seek to determine which interpretations of equity are embodied in the key proposals and policy approaches to REDD in the run up to a post-Kyoto climate agreement. Our analysis indicates that whilst the various proposals are char...

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Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
Department:
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
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Institution:
Imperial College London
Department:
Centre for Environmental Policy
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Global Environmental Change Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Pages:
82-95
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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ISSN:
0959-3780
URN:
uuid:e61d31b7-8284-4110-887e-687aff7c51c1
Local pid:
ora:4505

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