EU: pursuit of leading role in Global Environmental Governance (GEG)
GEG = ‘the policy community to involve efforts to reform and re-integrate those activities and organisations bearing upon questions of environmental degradation and sustainable development, that come under the very broad umbrella of the United Nations.’
To what extent has the EU been able to fulfil its goals at the Kyoto, Copenhagen and Cancún Climate Conferences and how has this affected its self-proclaimed leadership role in Global Environmental Governance?
Topic narrowed down to climate change
Examination of concrete aspect of performance: effectiveness