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Carbon emissions from the use of fossil fuels are one of the major causes of climate change, threatening disastrous and irreparable harm to the environment and human civili...

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This paper conducts a critical analysis of Qatar’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement (PA) as submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat on November 19, 2015. Under its...

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The catastrophic effects of climate change require stronger measures than the existing ones. Despite the success of the Paris Agreement in terms of participation, it is still necessary to undertake stronger and more effective steps to mitigate this phe...

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Suriname and Guyana host some of the most pristine rainforests in the world and are rich in biodiversity. Both countries are covered to over 75 percent in rainforest, which is home to thousands of different species o...

This study seeks to improve our understanding of the relationship between response measures, economic diversification and international trade rules, and accordingly identify the positive opportunities that the current proliferation of regional and bilateral trade agree...

Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources has been adopted on 23 April 2009. The ambitious plan to increase the share of renewables in their energy consumption to 20% by 2020 includes a 10% goal for the use of renewables in trans...

This memorandum analyzes climate change legislation of the EU and the US and found that they contain provisions that may constitute subsidies and be challenged as the WTO under the SCM Agreement, specifically provisions regarding emission allowances and rebate programs...

This memorandum addresses two questions. The first is, based on the provisions of the agreement reached at the Copenhagen summit, what would be the legal implications under WTO law, if a signatory state imposes trade measures to persuade a non-signatory state to adhere...

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To date, the Unites States (U.S.) has not committed to a binding federal or international carbon dioxide (“CO2”) reduction agreement – an agreement that would signal a willingness and ability to meet CO2 emission reduction targets. Indeed, if the Unite...

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