Master of Environmental Studies Capstone Projects

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Thesis or dissertation

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Presented to the Faculties of the University of Pennsylvania in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Environmental Studies 2006.


This research paper explores how global society should address climate change, focusing on the Kyoto Protocol and its future.
In the introduction, the paper presents three challenges that we face in addressing climate change; uncertainty, trade-off between environment and economy, and political conflict. The paper tries to work out how to address climate change with these three challenges in mind.



Date Posted: 10 January 2007