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Contents List offigures vii List of tables viii List of boxes ix List of contributors xi 1. Options for international climate policies: towards an effective regime 1 Ekko C. van lerland, Joyeeta Gupta and Marcel T.J. Kok PART I PROBLEM EXPLORATION AND RELEVANT CONTEXT 2. Why reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Reasons, issue-linkages and dilemmas 17 Joyeeta Gupta and Richard S.J. Tol 3. Challenges of future climate policy: what can be expected? 39 Ton Manders and Richard S.J. Tol 4. Global trends and climate change policies 59 Peter Nijkamp and Harmen Verbruggen 5. Climate change policy in changing contexts: globalization, political modernization and legal innovation 75 Henk Addink, Bas Arts and Arthur Mol PART II TOWARDS SOLUTIONS AND CONSEQUENCES OF THESE SOLUTIONS 6. Policies and measures in international climate policy: price vs. quantity 97 Catrinus J. Jepma and Jan Bandsma 7. The Kyoto mechanisms: economic potential, environmental problems and political barriers 115 Edwin Woerdman, Wytze van der Gaast, Ton Manders and Andries Nentjes 8. Terrestrial carbon sinks and biomass in international climate policies 137 Jelle G. van Minnen, Ekko C. van lerland and Gert-Jan Nabuurs PART III IMPLEMENTATION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CLIMATE REGIME 9. Comprehensive approaches to differentiation of future climate commitments - some options compared 171 Marcel M. Berk, Joyeeta Gupta and Jaap C. Jansen 10. Linkages between the climate change regime and the international trade regime 201 Onno Kuik, Richard S.J. Tol and David J. -E. Grimeaud 11. Elaborating an international compliance regime under the Kyoto Protocol 223 Juliette van der Jagt 12. Between 'curbing the trends' and 'business-as-usual': NGOs in international climate change policies 243 Bas Arts and Jos Cozijnsen 13. Climate options for the long term: possible strategies 263 Bert Metz, Arthur Mol, Magnus Andersson, Marcel M. Berk, Jelle G. van Minnen and Willemijn Tuinstra Index 285Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Climatic changes Government policy