Articles tagged with: Climate summit

UNFCCC before and after Paris – what’s necessary for an effective climate regime?

TCPOLukas Hermwille, Wolfgang Obergassel, Hermann E. Ott & Christiane Beuermann


What can reasonably be expected from the UNFCCC process and the climate conference in Paris 2015? To achieve transformative change, prevailing unsustainable routines embedded in socio-economic systems have to be translated into new and sustainable ones. This article conceptualizes the UNFCCC and the associated policy processes as a catalyst for this translation by applying a structurational regime model.