Post Tagged with: "Climate and Environment"

Review – Sea of Storms

Review – Sea of Storms

Schwartz’s detailed historical account looks at how past societies responded to hurricanes, and rings the alarm bells with respect to coming environmental disaster.

The Environment

The Environment

The world’s states have been able to find common ground in relation to the flagpole issues of global warming and climate change. This trend must continue so that we can live healthily and happily on Planet Earth.

Interview – Achim Steiner

Interview – Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner discusses the outcomes of the recent Paris Climate Conference, the role of philanthropy in combating climate change, and the concept of the Anthropocene.

Fighting the Environmental Battles: Governance and the Democratic State

Fighting the Environmental Battles: Governance and the Democratic State

Environmental policies have evolved away from the certainties of the 1970s, which reflects a much broader transformation in the nature of the western democratic state.

Lessons for Sustainable Development from the UN’s Global Desertification Regime

Lessons for Sustainable Development from the UN’s Global Desertification Regime

There is significant potential to link the global regimes for climate, biodiversity, trade, and water, in order to facilitate a broader sustainable development agenda.

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.

Strategies to Influence Outcomes in Long Environmental Negotiations

Strategies to Influence Outcomes in Long Environmental Negotiations

In long negotiations, things change. Opportunities will arise for actors to influence state behaviour, and in turn negotiation outcomes, by making strategic choices.

Climate Change, Limits to Adaptation and the ‘Loss and Damage’ Debate

Climate Change, Limits to Adaptation and the ‘Loss and Damage’ Debate

An actor-centered and sustainable development framing would lead to a politically-achievable response to the urgent problem of climate-related crises around the world.

The Corporatization of Sustainability

The Corporatization of Sustainability

The accelerating market competition to go “green” is not about ensuring the sustainability of the global environment. Rather, it is a competition to turn the concept of sustainability into a business tool.

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