Per Capita Emissions Allocation (How should the practical details of this…
Per Capita Emissions Allocation
Should this be direct, or to states?
If to states, how should states distribute it?
Unreliable trustee problems
Do the type of emissions matter?
Role of territorial claims in determining entitlement
What would be the justification for this anyway?
Torpman's various attempts
Role of historical emissions in determining entitlement
Caney's two pragmatic reasons to include it- longhaul and priority arguments
Caney rejects it as just though, because it would hinder development of poorer nations and because it completely ignores historical accountability
Knight on 'moderate' grandfathering
Historical emissions as reducing entitlement
How should the practical details of this work?
Should trading be permissible?
Aldred against emissions trading
Should limits be compulsory, or optional targets?
How should this be enforced?
IMPORTANT: all of this presupposes that we are working with a cap/ cap and trade system, not a tax system or other...
Radical redistributive effect- because some currently pollute SO MUCH MORE than others
Potential problems with emissions trading
Discouraging population control
Can this even be achieved?
Where to find the political will for this?