General commitment to limit global temp. rise to 2 degrees C.
Reporting and verification
Mitigation pledges by 2010
‘Noted’ by the Conference but not adopted.
End of the UNFCCC process?
Consensus-based decision making
Multilateralism – could ‘minilateralism’ be more effective?
Can’t treat climate policy in isolation of other related areas of policy
Need to consider climate change in the context of energy security
Single centralised multinational framework – would polycentric approaches work better?
Two level game: international and domestic
Is the UNFCC a failed talk-shop, or testimony to the slow construction of ‘scaffolding’ of international law around climate change?
Soft legal norms have developed
But is time running out?
How would you approach the continuing UNFCCC process?