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Tag: Equity & Climate Negotiations

Operationalising an equity reference framework in the climate change regime

This paper identifies legal, architectural and technical options for operationalising the equity reference framework (ERF). 

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Social-psychology, equity and climate change negotiations

This paper, by Sonja Klinsky, addresses the equity debates within climate policy, and draws attention to underlying social-psychological patterns that could shape ideas about what feels fair in various situations.

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What is Fair?

The MAPS Programme has recently commissioned a series of papers to further explore the concept of equity and allocation processes within the UNFCCC climate negotiations. This brief synthesises and poses questions to these varying, sometimes provocative viewpoints to look forward to an agreement in Paris 2015.

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Xolisa Ngwadla on an Equity Reference Framework

Anthony Dane from the Energy Research Centre (University of Cape Town) interviews Xolisa Ngwadla from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on operationalising equity in the global climate negotiations through reference to an Equity Reference Framework.

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Equitable access to sustainable development: A paper by experts from BASIC countries

The climate  negotiations are at a cross-roads. Negotiations seek to craft a shared visions for long-term cooperative action, including a long-term global goal for emissions reductions. Action is needed in two core areas- adaptation and mitigation. These in turn depend on the means of implementation – finance, technology and capacity-building. The ultimate objective of the […]

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Perceptions of justice and climate negotiations

Sonja Klinsky explains how insights from perceptions of justice studies are applicable to climate negotiations and equitable access to sustainable development.

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Equitable access to sustainable development: relevance to negotiations and actions on climate change

The effectiveness and stability of any agreement, especially as a basis for cooperation, largely depends on the perception of its fairness by the agreeing parties. It is for this reason that equity has received a lot of attention in the two decades of negotiations under the UNFCCC. This paper reflects on the basis and relevance […]

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Equitable access to sustainable development: policy brief

This brief outlines a range of principles and criteria to ensure equitable access to sustainable development in the face of global climate change. Based on work by experts from Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC countries) as a contribution to a broader debate, it proposes a reference framework based on science and fairness for […]

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