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Edited Collection – Environment, Climate Change and International Relations

Edited Collection – Environment, Climate Change and International Relations

In the wake of the 2015 Paris conference, this edited collection explores the environment as an issue of international governance and provides perspectives on the route forward.

A Bill to Clean the Planet’s Atmosphere and Carbon Negative Economic Growth

A Bill to Clean the Planet’s Atmosphere and Carbon Negative Economic Growth

When there is a regime change it is always manifested by oscillation between the old and the new – there is no other way. And this is the volatility we are observing.

Quid pro CO2: The Era of Carbon Conditionality

Quid pro CO2: The Era of Carbon Conditionality

At Copenhagen in December 2009, during the much-hyped leaders’ summit to negotiate a climate change deal, American hypocrisy met Chinese obstructionism. Americans demanded emissions reductions without a credible plan at home. According to most reports, the Chinese stripped the Copenhagen Accord of much of its early ambition, including seemingly distant commitments to 2050. The West plans carbon conditionality. The rest expect reciprocity, and some countries will be in a position to demand it.

Investment bubbles and climate politics

Investment bubbles and climate politics

If you didn’t read Matt Taibbi’s piece “The Great American Bubble Machine” from Rolling Stone, then this is a good time to check it out. The article, which argues that the investment firm Goldman Sachs has been behind a series of disastrous speculative bubbles in recent years, has received a great deal of attention.

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