Norms Obligations and Climate Negotiations

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Abstract: The developed and developing countries have differed on protocol and regulatory mechanisms of climate negotiations essentially because of varying geophysical specificities and countries’ strategies of economic development. The creation of an apex institution in sync with global consensus which can work out precise and transparent indices to assess the scale and effectiveness of adaptation/mitigation efforts for a more meaningful dialogue is suggested.

The author is senior professor, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.