International Cooperation: Agreements & Instruments

Recommended Citation:

Stavins, Robert, Zou Ji et al. 2014. “International Cooperation: Agreements & Instruments” in Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 5th Assessment Report of Working Group III). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. (Gabriel Chan: Chapter Scientist and Contributing Author)


This chapter critically examines and evaluates the ways in which agreements and instruments for international cooperation to address global climate change have been and can be organized and implemented, drawing upon evidence and insights found in the scholarly literature. The retrospective analysis of international cooperation in the chapter discusses and quantifies what has been achieved to date and surveys the literature on explanations of successes and failures.


IPCC, international cooperation, climate change


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