Part 1: Introduction Gunnar Sjoestedt and Ariel Macaspac Penetrante Part 2: Professional Perspectives 1. The perspective of a Politician - How Decisions are Made Josef Proell, Helmut Hojesky and Werner Wutscher 2. The New Diplomacy from the Perspective of a Diplomat - Facilitation of the Post-Kyoto Climate Talks Bo Kjellen 3. Costs and Uncertanties in Climate Change Negotiations: A Scientist's Perspective Bert Bolin 4. The Observing International Lawyer Franz Cede and Gerhard Loibl 5. Climate Talks - The Observing Sociologist Guy Olivier Faure Part 3: Stumbling blocks 6. Defining a Politically Feasible Path for Future Climate Negotiations - the EU-USA divide over the Kyoto Protocol Urs Steiner Brandt 7. Between Two Giants - Lessons from the Russian Policy on Kyoto Protocol Vasily Sokolov 8. Leadership and Climate Talks-Historical Lessons in Agenda Setting Steiner Andresen 9. GO Participation in the Global Climate Change Decision-making Process - A Key for Facilitating Climate Talks Norichika Kanie 10. Institutional Capacity to Facilitate Climate Change Negotiations Angela Churie Kallhauge & Lisa van Well 11. Stumbling Blocks in a Sectoral Approach - Addressing the Global Warming Effect through the Airline Industry Lucas Bobes 12. Overcoming stumbling blocks: Can the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) deliver in Adaptation? Tora Skodvin 13. Common but Differentiated Responsibilities - The North-South Divide in the Climate Change Negotiations Ariel Macaspac Penetrante 14. Developing a Legal Toolkit- Institutional Options to Remove Stumbling Blocks in the Climate Change Negotiations Dirk Hanschel 15. Verification as a Precondition for Binding Commitments - Facilitation through Trust Larry MacFaul 16. Difficulties of Benefit-Cost Analysis in Climate Negotiations: Stumbling Blocks for Reaching an Agreement Charles Pearson 17. Proposal for Insurance for Facilitation of Adaptation Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer, M.J. Mace & Reinhard Mechler Part 4: Conclusion: Strategic Facilitation of Climate Talks Gunnar Sjoestedt and Ariel Macaspac Penetrante
Gunnar Sjoestedt is Director of Studies at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Stockholm, and a member of the steering committee of the Processes of International Negotiations Program at IIASA. He has published extensively on international negotiation on environmental and economic affairs. Ariel Macaspac Penetrante is a research fellow in the Institute for Infrastructure and Resources Management at the University of Leipzig in Germany.