Another Missed Opportunity

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2010-8-3-9

Yu. Shishkov, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The article is devoted to the analysis of difficulties in implementation of several international agreements on averting the environmental and, first of all, climatic threat in the modern world. Business and governments of countries having environmentally dirty industry reluctantly support international agreements on greenhouse gases emission limitation as far as it impairs their competitiveness, they lose  market outlets and incomings, while the state budgets find tax proceeding missing. 

Keywords: global warming, greenhouse gases, CO2 emissions, ice drift melting, ground-level air heating, World ocean, first World Conference on Environment, Kyoto Protocol, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, greenhouse gases emission quotas, The Copenhagen Agreement 

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For citation:
Shishkov Y. Another Missed Opportunity. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2010, no. 8, pp. 3-9.

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