Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


For immediate release July 7, 2006 - Press Release

PESD fellow working paper examines Clean Development Mechanisms

Michael Wara shows while inducing significant participation by developing countries, the Clean Development Mechanism has failed to realize its full environmental potential. Reductions are much smaller than claimed, politicization is prominent, and the scheme has done little to encourage the profound changes in energy technology needed to address climate change.

Topics: Cleantech | Climate change | Energy | Kyoto Protocol