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  • 130pp. Published February 2020
  • Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.
  • Category: Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-827-2
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Iran Security Dilemma Behind Paris Climate Change Agreement
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Climate change is becoming, as well as one of the most complex, the main ecological legal and political problems of the 21st century. Responses to climate change by different countries based on negotiations are the focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid runaway impacts and on addressing the impacts that are already with us. To put it simply, the COP 21 or the Paris Climate Conference led to a new international climate agreement, applicable to all countries, aiming to keep global warming below 2℃, in accordance with the recommendations of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The 197 “Negotiating Parties” committed to drawing up long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategies. This was the first time that a universal agreement was reached in the fight against climate change. The aim is to keep the rise in global average temperature far below 2℃ above pre-industrial rates and to ensure that efforts are made to restrict the increase in temperature to 1.5℃. The Paris Agreement calls for all parties to update their commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions every five years in order to accomplish this. The Countries agreed to reach as soon as possible a world limit in greenhouse emissions to strike a balance among pollution and their elimination in the second half of the century.
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Preface (139 KB)
Components of the Book:
  • Head Page
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgment
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Introduction
  • Contents
  • Chapter 1. On the Road to COP 2015 —PARIS
    • 1.1. The Paris Pathway
    • 1.2. Copenhagen Climate Summit
    • 1.3. Cancun Climate Summit
    • 1.4. Durban Climate Summit
    • 1.5. Doha Climate Change Summit
    • 1.6. Warsaw Climate Change Summit
    • 1.7. Lima Climate Change Summit
    • 1.8. Paris Climate Change Conference
    • References
  • Chapter 2. Iran Environmental Issues and Paris Agreement Overview
    • 2.1. The Environmental Situation in Iran
    • 2.2. Iran Environmental Challenges
    • 2.3. Water
    • 2.4. Air Pollution
    • 2.5. Biodiversity
    • 2.6. Deforestation
    • 2.7. Desertification
    • 2.8. Iran Climate Change Situation
    • 2.9. Iran and Paris Agreement 2015
    • 2.10. Iran Obligations in Paris Agreement
    • References
  • Chapter 3. The Application of Concepts
    • 3.1. The Security Dilemma Theory
    • 3.2. The Logic of Neorealist
    • 3.3. The Relative Gains Theory
    • References
  • Chapter 4. Reasoning Iran Challenges behind Paris Agreement (PA) Climate Change Negotiations
    • 4.1. Relative Gains Theory and Climate Change Negotiations
    • 4.2. Iran Problems against PA
    • 4.3. Chronology of Function of Oil in Iran Economy
    • 4.4. Assessment of Iran Economic Hotspot in the Paris Agreement
    • References
Readership: Readers who are interested in Iran Security Dilemma or Paris Climate Change Agreement
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