This Energy and Environment Paper follows the original publication on the Refomred Financial Mechanism proposal (OIES EV 45). It analyses four areas of oversight:How to design decision making (processes and remits) for the UNFCCC COP and RFM executive body so as to ensure sufficient political oversight and buy-in without the danger of over-politicized micro-management of […]
The OIES Energy and Environment paper by Dr Benito Müller looks at the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and evaluates what happened and suggests what lessons ought to be learned. Review – Teaching Climate Law
In this Oxford Energy and Environment comment Dr Benito Müller (Director Energy and Environment at OIES) discusses some of the key options regarding how the (adaptation) quick start funding pledged under the Copenhagen Accord should be managed if we are to avoid a further deterioration of trust between the developed and the developing world.
The history of financial support for developing countries is seen by many as littered with disappointments and broken promises that have eroded trust to an unprecedented level. The aim of this Comment by Dr. Benito Müller. is to highlight this problem and to propose a solution through a system of certification and registration to be […]
Dr Benito Müller (OIES Director Energy & Environment) argues that the intransigence of developed country finance ministries is threatening the current international climate change negotiations and the deal in Copenhagen. Dr. Benito Müller.
This OIES Energy and Environment Paper by Benito Müller and Luis Gomez-Echeverri is the first background paper on the topic of how to reform the Financial Mechanism of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to make it fit for purpose to deal with the need to provide financing for climate change in developing countries […]
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