Applying an Empirical Evaluation to the Governance Legitimacy of Carbon Offset Mechanisms on the Basis of Stakeholder Perceptions

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Cadman, Tim. 2013. "Applying an Empirical Evaluation to the Governance Legitimacy of Carbon Offset Mechanisms on the Basis of Stakeholder Perceptions ." Cadman, Tim (ed.) Climate Change and Global Policy Regimes:Towards Institutional Legitimacy. United Kingdom. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 79-95
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Applying an Empirical Evaluation to the Governance Legitimacy of Carbon Offset Mechanisms on the Basis of Stakeholder Perceptions

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID2865
Book TitleClimate Change and Global Policy Regimes:Towards Institutional Legitimacy
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AuthorCadman, Tim
EditorsCadman, Tim
Page Range79-95
SeriesInternational Political Economy
Chapter Number5
Number of Pages17
Year2013
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ISBN9781137006110
9781137006127
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137006127_6
Web Address (URL)https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/9781137006127_6
Abstract

Perceptions of climate governance quality vary greatly amongst regime participants from the global North and South, and across stakeholder sectors, with implications for the current design and future directions in market-based approaches to climate change management. Given the predicted social and environmental problems as a consequence of climate change, it will become increasingly important to determine whether the policy programmes aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions are solving the problem and changing behaviour, or whether they are in fact contributing to perverse outcomes. This paper presents a framework of principles, criteria and indicators for the evaluation of the United Nations Programme for the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation ('REDD-plus') and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). This is tested by means of a small-n survey of state and non- state participants from both the developed and developing countries, and including the Asia- Pacific region. The survey results reveal generally higher ratings for REDD+ amongst Southern participants than in the North. A number of caveats are placed on the interpretation of data, and some conclusions drawn regarding contemporary climate governance and the emergence of a possible 'South/North Divide', challenging traditional notions of global power politics.

Keywordsclimate change; climate change policy; governance; emissions trading schemes; REDD+; CDM
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020370201. Climate change processes
410404. Environmental management
440805. Environmental politics
389902. Ecological economics
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