Author profile: Nick Chan

Nicholas Chan recently completed his D.Phil in International Relations at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, on developing country coalitions in the UN climate change negotiations. He holds an M.Phil in International Relations from University College, Oxford University, and a B.Sc in International Politics from Aberystwyth University. He has been a delegate at UNFCCC since 2011, and his research interests are on global environmental politics, constructivist IR, and the global South in world politics. He tweets at @nickdotchan.

Review – What’s Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It

Review – What’s Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It

Harris provides a good introduction to the politics of climate change and sets out a vision of what might occur if a world of states is replaced with one of people.

Review – Global Warming Gridlock

Review – Global Warming Gridlock

Global Warming Gridlock has in its crosshairs the conventional wisdom that has straitjacketed both national and international efforts at dealing with climate change

Not quite the end of the Third World?

Not quite the end of the Third World?

One of the few things to catch the imagination out of last December’s UN climate conference in Copenhagen certainly was Tuvalu, standing up to make a desperate plea for its continuing existence. But despite Clive Hamilton’s claim that this marks the ‘tectonics plates’ shifting and a rift emerging within the Third World, it is more likely that Tuvalu’s actions will come to be little more than a wistful memory.

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