The Paris Climate Agreement – Assessment of Strengths and Weaknesses

Book Chapter in Klein et al, The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2017)

15 Pages Posted: 13 Oct 2016 Last revised: 14 Apr 2020

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Meinhard Doelle

World Maritime University (WMU); Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law; Dalhousie University - Marine and Environmental Law Institute

Date Written: October 12, 2016

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the core elements of the Paris Climate Agreement and offers an assessment of its key strength and weaknesses. The paper concludes with thoughts on what is required for its effective implementation.

Keywords: Climate Change, United Nations, Regime, Paris Climate Agreement

Suggested Citation

Doelle, Meinhard, The Paris Climate Agreement – Assessment of Strengths and Weaknesses (October 12, 2016). Book Chapter in Klein et al, The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2017) , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2851424 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2851424

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