By Marco Verweij
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The Kyoto Protocol cannot be considered successful from the viewpoint of any of the ways of organizing and perceiving. The cutbacks in emissions stipulated by the Kyoto Protocol are so small as to be well-nigh insignificant. Most scientists involved believe that a reduction of at least 50 per cent in the worldwide release of greenhouse gases is needed by 2050 in order to stabilize the world’s climate at the end of the century. Even if the original, undiluted version of the Kyoto Protocol were fully implemented, then only 8 per cent would be chewed off of a ‘business-as-usual’ scenario in which greenhouse-gas emissions would quadruple in the next hundred years.
25 These stories also define what sort of evidence counts as a legitimate fact and what type of knowledge is credible. The profligacy story discounts economic theory as the obfuscation of social inequalities and dismisses rational management as the reification of social relations. The The Case for Clumsiness 17 tale of individual entrepreneurship views holistic eco-centrism as amateur pop-science and pours scorn on the naïve belief in benign control. Last, the global governance story rejects laissez-faire economic theory as dangerously unrealistic, and questions the scientific foundations of more holistic approaches.
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Clumsy Solutions for a Complex World: Governance, Politics and Plural Perceptions (Global Issues) by Marco Verweij