Worldwatch Paper #160: Reading the Weathervane: Climate Policy from Rio To Johannesburg

Author: Seth Dunn

ISBN: 1-878071-63-7
Publication Date: Aug. 2002
99 pages

The world is on the brink of bringing into force one of the most far-reaching environmental treaties of all time, the Kyoto Protocol. And even without the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, the United States, on board, signatories of the Protocol are setting the stage for a new generation of policymaking worldwide, reports a new study-the first ten-year review of global climate policy since the Rio Earth Summit