of this exercise is to establish binding emissions reduction targets agreed
upon by all countries. These targets should include the following information:
- How much?
(in percent reduction in emissions)
- By when?
- By whom?
(e.g. will all countries reduce equally?)
- How will
these targets be enforced?
In the negotiations,
teams should be paying attention to the following issues:
you allow trading of rights to emit?
you give credit for certain behaviors (e.g. knowledge transfer)?
kinds of rewards/incentives or punishments will lead to the most effective
- How do
you deal with responsibility and equity issues between countries?
- How should
any treaty be implemented (e.g. should some countries be expected to
come into line earlier than other countries)?
must take this agreement back to their country for ratification, so they
must be sure that the agreement is one that the government of their country
1:00 - 2:00: opening speeches (each country has a maximum of 3 minutes)
2:00 - 2:30: first round negotiations
2:30 - 2:40: break
2:40 - 3:00: report on proposals as they stand
3:00 - 3:30: second round negotiations
3:30 - 4:00: agreement and wrap-up