Argument: Kyoto Protocol is generally not a good model for future treaties

Issue Report: Kyoto Protocol


Bronwen Maddox. “Why Kyoto will vanish into hot air”. Times Online. 29 Nov. 2005 – “The best way forward now is not a “successor” to Kyoto, which covers the years until 2012. Another treaty that attempted to set fixed targets for cutting emisssions could be economically very damaging — in the unlikely event that countries ever reached agreement…The better answer is in the plethora of bargains between a handful of rich and poor countries, which some are already exploring. It is also in the development of new technology to combat global warming, and in deals to spread these quickly to poorer countries.”