Global public good

A resource, good or service that benefits everyone, the exploitation or preservation of which may justify collective international action. A global public good can be material, such as the marine environment, air or water, or immaterial, such as scientific knowledge, justice, health or human rights.

Between the forest of acronyms and the technical terms, it is sometimes difficult to understand the vocabulary on the mechanisms and consequences of global warming as well as the means to fight it. To understand the debates that take place on the subject, there are some concepts to know.