This Oxford Energy and Environment Brief by Dr Benito Müller (Director Energy and Climate change at OIES) discusses a way in which the Kyoto Protocol could be used to provide the framework for a legally binding outcome in the current UN climate change Negotiations.
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 OIES Energy and Environment Paper, Dr Benito Müller (Director Energy and Environment at the OIES) looks at the controversial additionality criterion of the Clean Development Mechanism, and discusses some of the arguments for and against it. The paper concludes with an alternative interpretation of additionality which may overcome some of the key concerns […]
Has the recent climate change conference in Nairobi really been the failure that some would have us believe? In this comment, Dr Benito Müller argues that, on the contrary, there has been some considerable success – at least in the context of adaptation to adverse impact in general, and adaptation funding in particular; issues which […]
Strategies for Greater Energy Security and Resource Security by Dr. Robert Skinner to Finance Deputies of the G20 countries’ Energy and Resources Seminar in Banff, Alberta, 16–18 June 2006 and
Mutual distrust can seriously endanger international relations. In the first of the re-launched OIES website comments, Dr Benito Müller exposes the unfortunate deep divisions between Europe and many lesser developed countries in some key negotiations of the UN climate change convention’s Subsidiary Bodies which were held in Bonn, Germany 17-26 May
The ratification of the Kyoto Protocol in Russia ultimately lies in the hands of President Putin. Will he go down in history as the man who saved the Kyoto Protocol? Benito Muller and Alexander Golub comment on why he should. Click here to read the full article.
Andrei Illarionov, President Putin’s economic advisor, has been vocally advocating the view that ratification of the Kyoto Protocol by Russia would be inconsistent with the President’s plan to double GDP over the next ten years. This presentation shows that Mr Illarionov’s claims are based on a fundamentally flawed methodology.
This presentation summarises the current status of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EUETS) implementation, it highlights salient features of draft National Allocation Plans (NAPS) issued so far and puts the case for the EU and Russia reaching a bilateral agreement on a number of linked issues that will result in the Kyoto Protocol coming into […]
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