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[LAST CALL] Energy Diversity Act

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Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Realising that previous WA legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support for various energy sources and technologies that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions,

Outraged that no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) — a technology that would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage, as well as foster a transition towards cleaner energy sources at a less economically destructive pace,

Recognising that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently when positioning energy policy,

Acknowledging the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states, and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each state,

Hereby:

  1. Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages,
  2. Concludes that the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible,
  3. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP),
  4. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term international energy goals pertaining to the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies;
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states;
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other entities;
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets;
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolutions, the improvement of industrial standards, and by any other means necessary;
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics;
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future,
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research;
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations;
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system; and
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector;
  5. Demands that each WA member state establish a chief domestic energy agency — had none existed hitherto — which will be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level,
  6. Instructs the chief energy agency of each WA member state to:
    1. Produce data on domestic energy statistics for the (WEA);
    2. Liaise with the (WEA) on matters of concern and interest in regards to the energy sector;
    3. Comply with the emission targets set by the (ACE) and the energy goals of set by the (WEA); and
    4. Deliberate as to how such targets are to be best met;
  7. Encourages states to pursue their own measures, in the spirit of achieving above and beyond the set emission targets and energy goals, and
  8. Clarifies that this resolution will guarantee each WA member state a level of reasonable freedom to set its own individual energy policy, principally from actions not explicitly mandated in this resolution.


Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


Persuaded by scientific evidence demonstrating that 'greenhouse gases' such as methane, nitrous oxides, trioxygen — and more notably — carbon dioxide, are said to be contributing to a 'greenhouse effect' within the lower atmosphere of planets; by absorbing and emitting radiant energy within the thermal infrared range, of which, coupled with the mostly unescaping visible radiation from a planet's star[s], gradually creates an observable net warming effect.

Alarmed of the unwanted consequences the scientific community has determined to be a result of such planetary warming, which range from the carbonisation and acidification of oceans, to the expected rises in sea levels, landmass desertification, an unprecedented change of precipitation patterns, a higher likelihood of droughts and heatwaves, as well as the higher prevalence of other weather and disaster-related events.

Applauding the role of previous WA legislation in enacting much-needed reform within the sphere of climate and energy policy.

Noting, however, that said previous legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support of various other energy sources and technologies, emerging or existing, that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions.

Outraged that, for example, no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage technologies (CCUS). Which would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage, and possibly allow them to transition towards cleaner energy sources at a more steady and less economically destructive pace.

Acknowledges the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states, and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each and every one of them.

Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages, and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to declare any specific one to be superior or inferior.

Clarifies that the primary motive in manifesting a response to climate change is in: (1) securing the future survival of the posterity; and, (2) their assured livelihood and quality of life.

Understands this clarification to be a reminder that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently.

Concludes that, by any parameter, the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible.

This General Assembly, hereby:

  1. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body, under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP).
  2. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term energy goals.
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states.
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other organisations.
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets, as articulated in GA Resolution #445 Greenhouse Gas Cap And Trade Program.
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolution, as well as other means.
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics.
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future.
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research.
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations.
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system.
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector.
  3. Guarantees each WA member state the freedom to set its own individual energy policy and to choose its level of cooperation with the (WEA).
  4. Encourages states to create their own legislation, and to pursue their own measures, in collectively meeting emission targets and energy goals.

Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Applauding the role of previous WA legislation in enacting much-needed reform within the sphere of climate and energy policy;

Noting, however, that said previous legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support of various other energy sources and technologies, emerging or existing, that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions;

Outraged that, for example, no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage technologies (CCUS). Which would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage, and possibly allow them to transition towards cleaner energy sources at a more steady and less economically destructive pace;

Acknowledges the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states, and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each and every one of them;

Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages, and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to declare any specific one to be superior or inferior;

Clarifies that the primary motive in manifesting a response to climate change is: (1) in securing the future survival of the posterity; and, (2) in their assured livelihood and quality of life;

Understands this clarification to be a reminder that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently;

Concludes that, by any parameter, the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible;

Hereby:

  1. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body, under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP).
  2. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term energy goals.
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states.
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other organisations.
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets, as articulated in GA Resolution #445 Greenhouse Gas Cap And Trade Program.
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolution, and by any other means necessary.
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics.
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future.
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research.
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations.
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system.
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector.
  3. Instructs each WA member state to establish their own domestic energy agencies, of which are to be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level.
  4. Guarantees each WA member state the freedom to set its own individual energy policy and to choose further cooperation with the (WEA).
  5. Encourages states to create their own legislation, and to pursue their own measures, in collectively meeting emission targets and energy goals.

Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Applauding the role of previous WA legislation in enacting much-needed reform within the sphere of climate and energy policy;

Noting, however, that said previous legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support of various other energy sources and technologies, emerging or existing, that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions;

Outraged that, for example, no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage technologies (CCUS). Which would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage, and possibly allow them to transition towards cleaner energy sources at a more steady and less economically destructive pace;

Acknowledges the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states, and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each and every one of them;

Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages, and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to declare any specific one to be superior or inferior;

Clarifies that the primary motive in manifesting a response to climate change is: (1) in securing the future survival of the posterity; and, (2) in their assured livelihood and quality of life;

Understands this clarification to be a reminder that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently;

Concludes that, by any parameter, the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible;

Hereby:

  1. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body, under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP).
  2. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term energy goals.
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states.
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other organisations.
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets, as outlined by previous WA legislation.
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolution, and by any other means necessary.
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics.
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future.
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research.
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations.
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system.
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector.
  3. Instructs each WA member state to establish their own domestic energy agencies, of which are to be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level.
  4. Guarantees each WA member state the freedom to set its own individual energy policy and to choose further cooperation with the (WEA).
  5. Encourages states to create their own legislation, and to pursue their own measures, in collectively meeting emission targets and energy goals.

Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Realising that previous WA legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support for various energy sources and technologies that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions,

Outraged that no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) — a technology that would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage as well as foster a transition towards cleaner energy sources at a less economically destructive pace,

Recognising that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently when positioning energy policy,

Acknowledging the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each state,

Hereby:

  1. Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to grant any specific one a guise of superiority,
  2. Concludes that the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible,
  3. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP),
  4. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term international energy goals;
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states;
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other organisations;
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets, as articulated in GA Resolution #445 Greenhouse Gas Cap And Trade Program;
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolutions, the improvement of industrial standards, and by any other means necessary;
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics;
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future,
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research;
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations;
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system; and
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector;
  5. Demands that each WA member state establish their own domestic energy agencies, of which are to be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level,
  6. Instructs the chief energy agency of each WA member state to:
    1. Comply with the emission targets set by the (ACE) and the energy goals of set by the (WEA);
    2. Deliberate as to how such targets are to be best met; and
    3. Produce data on domestic energy statistics for the (WEA);
  7. Encourages states to pursue their own measures, in the spirit of meeting emission targets and energy goals, and
  8. Clarifies that this resolution will guarantee each WA member state a level of reasonable freedom to set its own individual energy policy.

Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Realising that previous WA legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support for various energy sources and technologies that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions,

Outraged that no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) — a technology that would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage as well as foster a transition towards cleaner energy sources at a less economically destructive pace,

Recognising that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently when positioning energy policy,

Acknowledging the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each state,

Hereby:

  1. Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to grant any specific one a guise of superiority,
  2. Concludes that the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible,
  3. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP),
  4. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term international energy goals;
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states;
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other entities;
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets;
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolutions, the improvement of industrial standards, and by any other means necessary;
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics;
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future,
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research;
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations;
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system; and
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector;
  5. Demands that each WA member state establish their own domestic energy agencies, of which are to be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level,
  6. Instructs the chief energy agency of each WA member state to:
    1. Produce data on domestic energy statistics for the (WEA);
    2. Liaise with the (WEA) on matters of concern and interest;
    3. Comply with the emission targets set by the (ACE) and the energy goals of set by the (WEA); and
    4. Deliberate as to how such targets are to be best met;
  7. Encourages states to pursue their own measures, in the spirit of meeting emission targets and energy goals, and
  8. Clarifies that this resolution will guarantee each WA member state a level of reasonable freedom to set its own individual energy policy.

Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Realising that previous WA legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support for various energy sources and technologies that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions,

Outraged that no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) — a technology that would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage, as well as foster a transition towards cleaner energy sources at a less economically destructive pace,

Recognising that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently when positioning energy policy,

Acknowledging the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states, and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each state,

Hereby:

  1. Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages, and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to grant any specific one a guise of superiority,
  2. Concludes that the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible,
  3. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP),
  4. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term international energy goals pertaining to the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies;
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states;
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other entities;
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets;
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolutions, the improvement of industrial standards, and by any other means necessary;
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics;
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future,
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research;
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations;
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system; and
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector;
  5. Demands that each WA member state establish a chief domestic energy agency — had none existed hitherto — which will be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level,
  6. Instructs the chief energy agency of each WA member state to:
    1. Produce data on domestic energy statistics for the (WEA);
    2. Liaise with the (WEA) on matters of concern and interest in regards to the energy sector;
    3. Comply with the emission targets set by the (ACE) and the energy goals of set by the (WEA); and
    4. Deliberate as to how such targets are to be best met;
  7. Encourages states to pursue their own measures, in the spirit of achieving above and beyond the set emission targets and energy goals, and
  8. Clarifies that this resolution will guarantee each WA member state a level of reasonable freedom to set its own individual energy policy, principally from actions not explicitly mandated in this resolution.
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Postby Araraukar » Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:35 am

OOC: Welcome to the forum and you've clearly done half your homework at least, so points for that.

You're climbing the tree arse up, however; you're making the committee do everything imåortant, delegate more responsibility to member nations. AoEs have, aside from one Environmental one a Significant/Strong effect, so a mere encouragement isn't enough. There are at least two previous resolutions that have to do with the subject, have you read them? More comments when I'm not on mobile device.

I'm generally speaking supportive of the idea, but the preamble makes it look like you're trying to sell an idea you don't think you can sell, unless you drown it in words. ;)
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Postby Imperium Anglorum » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:20 am

Referencing the particular caps which are set specifically by Greenhouse cap and trade is a substantive reliance on past legislation and may actually count as a house of cards.

Lose the holding and italicising. Sentence fragments lacking subjects are not sentences; separate with semicolons rather than full stops. Move "The General Assembly" to the top. As Ara said, I agree, preamble is too long. Within lists, the word 'and' occurs at the end of the penultimate item.
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Postby Morover » Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:27 pm

OOC: Not GenSec, but I think this would fall under committee-only, because I don't think your "guarantees" and "encourages" clauses are enough to really justify it otherwise.

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Morover wrote:OOC: Not GenSec, but I think this would fall under committee-only, because I don't think your "guarantees" and "encourages" clauses are enough to really justify it otherwise.

OOC: GenSec, and agreeing with this.
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Postby The Galactic Supremacy » Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:35 pm

Imperium Anglorum wrote:Referencing the particular caps which are set specifically by Greenhouse cap and trade is a substantive reliance on past legislation and may actually count as a house of cards.

OOC: Might I ask, what's a "house of cards"?
Morover wrote:OOC: Not GenSec, but I think this would fall under committee-only, because I don't think your "guarantees" and "encourages" clauses are enough to really justify it otherwise.

Excuse me?
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The Galactic Supremacy wrote:
Imperium Anglorum wrote:Referencing the particular caps which are set specifically by Greenhouse cap and trade is a substantive reliance on past legislation and may actually count as a house of cards.

OOC: Might I ask, what's a "house of cards"?

(OOC: ‘House of Cards’ is one of the GA rules. The relevant section is ‘Proposals cannot rely on the existing resolutions to support it; it must be independent.’)
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Postby The Galactic Supremacy » Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:53 am

Kenmoria wrote:
The Galactic Supremacy wrote:OOC: Might I ask, what's a "house of cards"?

(OOC: ‘House of Cards’ is one of the GA rules. The relevant section is ‘Proposals cannot rely on the existing resolutions to support it; it must be independent.’)

OOC: Would simply not referencing GA Resolution #445 Greenhouse Gas Cap And Trade Program be enough? I would assume such could be allowed, seeing that the rules explicitly state that: "authors may re-iterate in general terms a minor part of existing policy to provide support to their proposal".
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Imperium Anglorum wrote:Lose the holding and italicising.

OOC: Would this be a simple indication of taste or an actual requirement? I do remember seeing a dozen other resolutions being passed, of which had a very similar writing style; with consistent bolding in their operative clauses and italicising within the preamble.
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"Fellow WA ambassadors, hitherto, we would like to express our most sincere gratitude and appreciation. For aiding our team in aligning this draft proposal with any and all General Assembly proposal standards. However, we are not just hungry for your guidance as to actually writing a proper proposal, we are also hungry for your honest views on the matter at had. And so we invite you, all of you, to voice your most outspoken opinions on the draft resolution, with its aspired vision for a World Energy Authority and a more diversified energy sector. We'd like to hear it all: from an endless tirade as to why it is a horrible idea, to a humble critique as to what should be added, or of what should be omitted. Nonetheless, we'd like to hear it all."

Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Applauding the role of previous WA legislation in enacting much-needed reform within the sphere of climate and energy policy;

Noting, however, that said previous legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support of various other energy sources and technologies, emerging or existing, that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions;

Outraged that, for example, no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage technologies (CCUS). Which would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage, and possibly allow them to transition towards cleaner energy sources at a more steady and less economically destructive pace;

Acknowledges the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states, and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each and every one of them;

Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages, and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to declare any specific one to be superior or inferior;

Clarifies that the primary motive in manifesting a response to climate change is: (1) in securing the future survival of the posterity; and, (2) in their assured livelihood and quality of life;

Understands this clarification to be a reminder that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently;

Concludes that, by any parameter, the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible;

Hereby:

  1. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body, under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP).
  2. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term energy goals.
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states.
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other organisations.
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets, as outlined by previous WA legislation.
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolution, and by any other means necessary.
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics.
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future.
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research.
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations.
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system.
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector.
  3. Instructs each WA member state to establish their own domestic energy agencies, of which are to be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level.
  4. Guarantees each WA member state the freedom to set its own individual energy policy and to choose further cooperation with the (WEA).
  5. Encourages states to create their own legislation, and to pursue their own measures, in collectively meeting emission targets and energy goals.


OOC: I have done my best to meet the GA standards in this draft. I've actually assigned a mandated role onto WA members this time, fixing the committees-only thing. Also hoping the House of Cards violation is eliminated by not making a direct mention to the Cap and Trade resolution. The pre-amble has been shortened significantly (hoping its short enough). Moved "The General Assembly" bit to the top. And replaced any instances of "as well as" with "and" in recognising the penultimate term in a list.
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The Galactic Supremacy wrote:
Kenmoria wrote:(OOC: ‘House of Cards’ is one of the GA rules. The relevant section is ‘Proposals cannot rely on the existing resolutions to support it; it must be independent.’)

OOC: Would simply not referencing GA Resolution #445 Greenhouse Gas Cap And Trade Program be enough? I would assume such could be allowed, seeing that the rules explicitly state that: "authors may re-iterate in general terms a minor part of existing policy to provide support to their proposal".

(OOC: I think the way you have referenced GA #445 is fine; I was simply defining the term.)
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Postby Imperium Anglorum » Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:23 pm

The Galactic Supremacy wrote:
Imperium Anglorum wrote:Lose the holding and italicising.

OOC: Would this be a simple indication of taste or an actual requirement? I do remember seeing a dozen other resolutions being passed, of which had a very similar writing style; with consistent bolding in their operative clauses and italicising within the preamble.

Your proposal doesn't have proper sentences. Something like this—

Instructs member nations to kill sparrows.

is not a sentence, it lacks a subject.

The easiest way to explain this is to go through steps. The following is a simple proposal that is a sentence—

The General Assembly, realising the failure of previous agricultural policy, hereby requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations.

But imagine I introduced two clauses for the preambles and the operative sections—

The General Assembly, realising the failure of previous agricultural policy, understanding the delicate balance of nature, and horrified by the insect swarms caused by wanton sparrow depopulation, hereby: requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations, encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof, and clarifies that this does not prohibit the necessary reduction of sparrow populations.

Then imagine that one would want to introduce line breaks to make it easier to read and determine where each section is—

The General Assembly,

realising the failure of previous agricultural policy,

understanding the delicate balance of nature, and

horrified by the insect swarms caused by wanton sparrow depopulation, hereby:

requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations,

encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof, and

clarifies that this does not prohibit the necessary reduction of sparrow populations.

But note that this is still a list in the same way that one had that list above without line breaks. But then! Imagine I would want numbering and capitalisation—

The General Assembly,

Realising the failure of previous agricultural policy,

Understanding the delicate balance of nature, and

Horrified by the insect swarms caused by wanton sparrow depopulation, hereby:

1. Requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations,

2. Encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof, and

3. Clarifies that this does not prohibit the necessary reduction of sparrow populations.

This is still the same sentence, it still presents clauses in a cohesive manner, it is still a list and therefore, needs treatment like one. But then consider that one may use incidental clauses, being so beloved amongst the legal community, which are delimited with commas! This means you need to turn your operative clauses into ones that end with semicolons, which still delimit lists.

That isn't because the semicolons are used in proposals as to normally stand for the end of a sentence, as "Encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof" is not a sentence. Only the whole proposal is a sentence. If you want multiple sentences, use statute style.
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Imperium Anglorum wrote:Your proposal doesn't have proper sentences. Something like this—

Instructs member nations to kill sparrows.

is not a sentence, it lacks a subject.

The easiest way to explain this is to go through steps. The following is a simple proposal that is a sentence—

The General Assembly, realising the failure of previous agricultural policy, hereby requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations.

But imagine I introduced two clauses for the preambles and the operative sections—

The General Assembly, realising the failure of previous agricultural policy, understanding the delicate balance of nature, and horrified by the insect swarms caused by wanton sparrow depopulation, hereby: requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations, encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof, and clarifies that this does not prohibit the necessary reduction of sparrow populations.

Then imagine that one would want to introduce line breaks to make it easier to read and determine where each section is—

The General Assembly,

realising the failure of previous agricultural policy,

understanding the delicate balance of nature, and

horrified by the insect swarms caused by wanton sparrow depopulation, hereby:

requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations,

encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof, and

clarifies that this does not prohibit the necessary reduction of sparrow populations.

But note that this is still a list in the same way that one had that list above without line breaks. But then! Imagine I would want numbering and capitalisation—

The General Assembly,

Realising the failure of previous agricultural policy,

Understanding the delicate balance of nature, and

Horrified by the insect swarms caused by wanton sparrow depopulation, hereby:

1. Requires member nations to refrain from ecological devastation of sparrow populations,

2. Encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof, and

3. Clarifies that this does not prohibit the necessary reduction of sparrow populations.

This is still the same sentence, it still presents clauses in a cohesive manner, it is still a list and therefore, needs treatment like one. But then consider that one may use incidental clauses, being so beloved amongst the legal community, which are delimited with commas! This means you need to turn your operative clauses into ones that end with semicolons, which still delimit lists.

That isn't because the semicolons are used in proposals as to normally stand for the end of a sentence, as "Encourages member nations not to pursue ecologically impactful policies before an ecological assessment thereof" is not a sentence. Only the whole proposal is a sentence. If you want multiple sentences, use statute style.

Wow. Thanks for the lesson on proposal writing. I'd assume this draft would be a proper sentence then?
Energy Diversity Act

Category: Regulation | Area of Effect: Energy


This General Assembly,

Realising that previous WA legislation, particularly GA Resolution #357 Promoting of Clean Energy, implicitly withdraws its support for various energy sources and technologies that could aid in the reduction of harmful emissions,

Outraged that no support has ever been declared for Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) — a technology that would allow fossil-fuel-dependent states to achieve low emissions while maintaining their fossil fuel usage as well as foster a transition towards cleaner energy sources at a less economically destructive pace,

Recognising that concerns of both long and short-term, local and international, economic and environmental sustainability, be answered wholly and coherently when positioning energy policy,

Acknowledging the varied economic, social, and environmental circumstances that face individual WA member states and that different combinations of energy sources and technologies will suit each state,

Hereby:

  1. Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to grant any specific one a guise of superiority,
  2. Concludes that the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible,
  3. Establishes the 'World Energy Authority' (WEA) as a semi-independent consultative and research-oriented body under the auspices of the World Assembly Scientific Programme (WASP),
  4. Charges the (WEA) to:
    1. Create and set sensible short-term and long-term international energy goals;
    2. Serve as an active energy and climate policy advisor to WA member states;
    3. Act as the foremost international organisation in regards to the energy sector and of energy cooperation, amongst both WA member and non-member states, corporations, and various other organisations;
    4. Cooperate with the Atmospheric Chemistry Establishment (ACE) in setting and enforcing emission targets, as articulated in GA Resolution #445 Greenhouse Gas Cap And Trade Program;
    5. Enhance the safety, reliability, affordability, and sustainability of energies internationally through the institutionalisation of market mechanisms, the creation of regulatory agencies, the passing of further WA resolutions, the improvement of industrial standards, and by any other means necessary;
    6. Compile data over various indicators of past energy statistics;
    7. Prepare annual reports and forecasts in assessing the performance of the international energy sector at the present and in the future,
    8. Disseminate publications per any conducted research;
    9. Identify and recommend which combination of energies that are best suited for each WA member state, by taking into account various technical, economic, geographic, political, and other considerations;
    10. Launch and conduct diversification programs, through the research and development of various energy sources and technologies, followed by their eventual deployment and subsequent integration into the international energy system; and
    11. Address other issues relating to the energy sector;
  5. Demands that each WA member state establish their own domestic energy agencies, of which are to be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level,
  6. Instructs the chief energy agency of each WA member state to:
    1. Comply with the emission targets set by the (ACE) and the energy goals of set by the (WEA);
    2. Deliberate as to how such targets are to be best met; and
    3. Produce data on domestic energy statistics for the (WEA);
  7. Encourages states to pursue their own measures, in the spirit of meeting emission targets and energy goals, and
  8. Clarifies that this resolution will guarantee each WA member state a level of reasonable freedom to set its own individual energy policy.
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OOC: Leave "as articulated in GA Resolution #445 Greenhouse Gas Cap And Trade Program" out. You literally don't need another resolution to justify yours. If that resolution requires the same thing to be done, then it's just minor duplication and if the majority of the proposal does something new, not a problem.
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OOC This was submitted. I'd appreciate the author's thoughts on how clause 1 is not a contradiction of the following clause in the quoted GAR#357.

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OOC: Also it has one urges and one encourages clause that aren't directly committee-dependent (or filing paperwork for said committee), and I'm fairly sure AoEs need at least one binding mandate one too?
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Seeing that no member of the General Assembly Secretariat has offered their rulings as to the legality of the proposal, the delegation will be withdrawing it shortly. However, it will be resubmitted soon, after a WA telegram campaign is sorted.

OOC: I'm finding it quite hard to send en-masse telegrams, without using money of course. Might I ask, is the issuance of a WA campaign necessary (or maybe significant) in the reaching of a quorum? If so, who do I send such telegrams to and how? What exactly are APIs? More importantly, how can I obtain permission to use them?

Bananaistan wrote:OOC This was submitted. I'd appreciate the author's thoughts on how clause 1 is not a contradiction of the following clause in the quoted GAR#357.

Urges member nations to seek to simultaneously dis-incentivize the usage of fossil fuels and incentivize the usage of clean energies, through methods available to them such as taxation, business and consumer subsidies, active governmental research and involvement, and dissemination of information concerning the advantages of clean energy;

The contents of clause 1 (well, the whole proposal really) was deliberately made to accommodate previous legislation, especially GAR#357. The wording of clause 1, as well as the one referenced from #357, are to my understanding, more ceremonial rather than practical in implementation. They do not necessitate implementation due to their use of "Urges", which is by definition just an act of earnest and consistent persuasion, rather than enforcement of a particular policy.

Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages, and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to grant any specific one a guise of superiority,

What would have been a contradiction of previous legislation was avoided through the simple use of a single word.

OOC: Are there truly other reasons as to why they don't contradict each other?

Araraukar wrote:OOC: Also it has one urges and one encourages clause that aren't directly committee-dependent (or filing paperwork for said committee), and I'm fairly sure AoEs need at least one binding mandate one too?


OOC: Question; what are AoEs?
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Postby Imperium Anglorum » Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:35 pm

The Galactic Supremacy wrote:Seeing that no member of the General Assembly Secretariat has offered their rulings as to the legality of the proposal, the delegation will be withdrawing it shortly. However, it will be resubmitted soon, after a WA telegram campaign is sorted.

A legality approval is unnecessary. One only needs to avoid being swatted down for illegality.

The Galactic Supremacy wrote:OOC: I'm finding it quite hard to send en-masse telegrams, without using money of course. Might I ask, is the issuance of a WA campaign necessary (or maybe significant) in the reaching of a quorum? If so, who do I send such telegrams to and how? What exactly are APIs? More importantly, how can I obtain permission to use them?

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'AoE's are Areas of Effect. They government statistical effects for certain categories. Current jurisprudence treats them as if they were categories in of themselves, applying a relatively strong test to categorisation.
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Araraukar wrote:OOC: Also it has one urges and one encourages clause that aren't directly committee-dependent (or filing paperwork for said committee), and I'm fairly sure AoEs need at least one binding mandate one too?

OOC: What exactly has been violated here?
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The Galactic Supremacy wrote:
Araraukar wrote:OOC: Also it has one urges and one encourages clause that aren't directly committee-dependent (or filing paperwork for said committee), and I'm fairly sure AoEs need at least one binding mandate one too?

OOC: What exactly has been violated here?

(OOC: A proposal that fits into a category with AoEs must have a strength of at least significant, according to the standard proposal strengths. Since you only have recommendation clauses that actually affect member nations, your proposal would instead fall under mild strength which is too low for an AoE proposal.)
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Kenmoria wrote:
The Galactic Supremacy wrote:OOC: What exactly has been violated here?

(OOC: A proposal that fits into a category with AoEs must have a strength of at least significant, according to the standard proposal strengths. Since you only have recommendation clauses that actually affect member nations, your proposal would instead fall under mild strength which is too low for an AoE proposal.)

OOC: I would've assumed that these clauses would constitute a "significant strength" (whatever that means), seeing that they aren't recommendations, they're orders. Orders that all WA member nations would have to comply with following the proposal's passage as a resolution.
Demands that each WA member state establish a chief domestic energy agency — had none existed hitherto — which will be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level,

Instructs the chief energy agency of each WA member state to:
  1. Produce data on domestic energy statistics for the (WEA);
  2. Liaise with the (WEA) on matters of concern and interest in regards to the energy sector;
  3. Comply with the emission targets set by the (ACE) and the energy goals of set by the (WEA); and
  4. Deliberate as to how such targets are to be best met;

OOC: Yes, there are a couple of clauses that are recommendations. Like these:
Urges member states to recognise the fact that all energy sources and technologies exhibit their own unique set of benefits and disadvantages, and that it is both unfair and counterproductive to grant any specific one a guise of superiority,

Concludes that the utilisation of a diversity of energy sources and technological options is the best course of action possible,

Encourages states to pursue their own measures, in the spirit of achieving above and beyond the set emission targets and energy goals, and
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Postby Kenmoria » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:57 am

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Kenmoria wrote:(OOC: A proposal that fits into a category with AoEs must have a strength of at least significant, according to the standard proposal strengths. Since you only have recommendation clauses that actually affect member nations, your proposal would instead fall under mild strength which is too low for an AoE proposal.)

OOC: I would've assumed that these clauses would constitute a "significant strength" (whatever that means), seeing that they aren't recommendations, they're orders. Orders that all WA member nations would have to comply with following the proposal's passage as a resolution.

(OOC: You’re right, you do have mandatory clauses, so the proposal is fine with regards to that issue.)
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Demands that each WA member state establish a chief domestic energy agency — had none existed hitherto — which will be delegated similar roles to that of the (WEA), simply on a national level,

OOC: In other words, creating another committee on national level. What I don't understand is why you have such a hard-on for committees to begin with? Why can't you simply give mandates to the member nations themselves?

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Postby The Galactic Supremacy » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:33 pm

Araraukar wrote:
The Galactic Supremacy wrote:

OOC: In other words, creating another committee on national level. What I don't understand is why you have such a hard-on for committees to begin with? Why can't you simply give mandates to the member nations themselves?

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I don't really see why not.
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The Galactic Supremacy wrote:I don't really see why not.

OOC: Not a reply to the question:
Araraukar wrote:OOC: Why can't you simply give mandates to the member nations themselves?


Also, you still have this issue:
Bananaistan wrote:OOC I'd appreciate the author's thoughts on how clause 1 is not a contradiction of the following clause in the quoted GAR#357.

Urges member nations to seek to simultaneously dis-incentivize the usage of fossil fuels and incentivize the usage of clean energies, through methods available to them such as taxation, business and consumer subsidies, active governmental research and involvement, and dissemination of information concerning the advantages of clean energy;
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