The Context-integrity of the global carbon regime: The relevance and impact of the World Trade Organization

Deane, Felicity (2015) The Context-integrity of the global carbon regime: The relevance and impact of the World Trade Organization. In Breakey, Hugh, Maguire, Rowena, & Popovski, Vesselin (Eds.) Ethical Values and the Integrity of the Climate Change Regime. Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, pp. 73-89.

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Abstract

In the study of the integrity of the global carbon regime there are a number of institutions that must be considered for their impacts on this system. In particular, the subject matter of this chapter is concerned with the main international institution for trade, the World Trade Organization (the WTO). Otherwise stated, this chapter is concerned with how the institutional integrity of the global carbon regime aligns with the values and policy objectives of the WTO. This is done with a view to consider whether the global carbon regime aligns with these values and objectives in a way demonstrative of context-integrity. This alignment is not a single-sided undertaking and, therefore, it is essential that the underlying values of the WTO themselves align with the global carbon regime. I suggest this is particularly crucial given the importance of the objectives of the climate change regime, and the scientific predictions of the current climate projections.

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ID Code: 91296
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: World Trade, Climate, Climate change, emissions trading, international trade, international, trade, emissions, paris
ISBN: 9781472469595
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Ashgate
Deposited On: 17 Dec 2015 01:12
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2016 05:11

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