Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and parties to its related legal instrument, the Kyoto Protocol, are presently engaged in dual track negotiations with the aim of reaching a new agreement or agreements at the UN Climate Change conference to be held in Copenhagen in December 2009.
This paper identifies the potential legal avenues for an outcome or outcomes under the Bali Action Plan and the Kyoto Protocol Article 3.9 process.
The Pew Center released this report at a side event held during the international climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany.
Read the full report Legal Form of a New Climate Agreement: Avenues and Options.
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