Environment, Climate Change and International Relations by Gustavo Sosa-NunezEnvironment, Climate Change and International Relations by Gustavo Sosa-Nunez

Environment, Climate Change and International Relations

EditorGustavo Sosa-Nunez, Ed Atkins

Paperback | April 13, 2016

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To state that climate change and environment issues are important to International Relations is an understatement. Mitigation and adaptation debates, strategies and mechanisms are all developed at the international level. Yet, the complexities of climate change make it a difficult phenomenon for international governance. In the wake of the 2015 Paris conference, this edited collection details current tendencies of study, explores the most important routes of assessing environmental issues as an issue of international governance, and provides perspectives on the route forward.

Contributors:

Mizan R. Khan, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Simon Dalby, Nina Hall, Kirsti M. Jylhä, Emilie Dupuits, Simone Lucatello, Lau Øfjord Blaxekjær, Duncan Depledge, Lada V. Kochtcheeva, Leehi Yona, Alex Lenferna, and Matthew Rimmer.

Gustavo Sosa-Nunez is Associate Professor with the Research Programme in International Cooperation, Development and Public Policy of the Dr. José María Luis Mora Research Institute (Instituto Mora) in Mexico City. He received his PhD in Politics from the University of East Anglia. His research interests focus on international environme...
Title:Environment, Climate Change and International RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.52 inPublished:April 13, 2016Publisher:E-International RelationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910814091

ISBN - 13:9781910814093

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SECTION I: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS TENDENCIES ON ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE1. CLIMATE CHANGE, ADAPTATION AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORYMizan R. Khan2. PERSPECTIVES OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE IN THE ANTHROPOCENEÚrsula Oswald Spring3. ENVIRONMENT AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: LINKING HUMANITY AND NATURESimon Dalby4. THE INSTITUTIONALISATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN GLOBAL POLITICSNina Hall 5. REFUSING TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE PROBLEM: INTERESTS OF THE FEW, IMPLICATIONS FOR THE MANYKirsti M. Jylhä SECTION II: ASSESSMENTS - WHICH WAY TO FOLLOW?6. TRANSVERSAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIESGustavo Sosa-Nunez7. ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICT: A MISNOMER?Ed Atkins8. ACTORS OTHER THAN STATES: ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY AND NGOS AS DRIVERS OF CHANGEEmilie Dupuits9. GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE FINANCESimone LucatelloSECTION III: TWO STEPS FORWARD, ONE STEP BACK: PERSPECTIVES AS WE CONTINUE WITH OUR LIVES10. NEW PRACTICES AND NARRATIVES OF ENVIRONMENTAL DIPLOMACYLau Øfjord Blaxekjær11. CLIMATE CHANGE, GEOPOLITICS, AND ARCTIC FUTURESDuncan Depledge12. RENEWABLE ENERGY: GLOBAL CHALLENGESLada V. Kochtcheeva 13. THE FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT MOVEMENT WITHIN UNIVERSITIESLeehi Yona & Alex Lenferna14. INVESTING IN THE FUTURE: NORWAY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENTMatthew RimmerCONCLUSIONS - LOOKING BEYOND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSGustavo Sosa-Nunez & Ed Atkins