Procedural Justice in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Negotiating Fairness

  • Luke┬áTomlinson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Luke Tomlinson
    Pages 1-27
  3. Luke Tomlinson
    Pages 59-83
  4. Luke Tomlinson
    Pages 133-155
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    Pages 157-176
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    Pages 177-201

About this book


This book considers what is needed for fairness in the decisions of the UNFCCC. It analyses several principles of procedural fairness in order to develop practical policy measures for fair decision-making in the UNFCCC. This includes measures that determine who should have a right to participate in its decisions, how these decisions should take place, and what level of equality should exist between these actors. In doing so, it proposes that procedural fairness is a fundamental feature of a multilateral response to address climate change. By showing that procedural fairness is most likely to be achieved through the inclusive process of the UNFCCC, it also shows that global efforts to address climate change should continue in this forum.


Climate change Democracy Fairness Procedural Justice UNFCCC

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  • Luke┬áTomlinson
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  1. 1.LondonUnited Kingdom

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