Climate and Environment

Environment and Climate

Raul Pacheco-Vega • May 19 2022 • Online resources

Our planet carries 8 billion people. Yet its capacity to provide for each of us is threatened by population growth, climate change, deforestation, collapse of fisheries, desertification, air pollution and scarcity of fresh water.

Global Governance: Human Rights and Environmental Governance

Kevin Bloor • May 19 2022 • Articles

The international community faces a number of issues and barriers that are integral towards the fight against climate change, running up against questions of power and influence over the system as a whole.

Agroecology, Climate Change Induced Polycrisis and the Transformation of Food Systems

Miguel A Altieri • Apr 20 2022 • Articles

Heroic efforts displayed by peasants and indigenous people represent spaces of hope against the weight of ecological breakdown and social injustice.

Decolonizing Environmental Politics: Sumak Kawsay as a Possible Moral Foundation for Green Policies

Valeria Victoria Rodríguez Morales • Apr 1 2022 • Articles

Sumak kawsay constitutes an axiological system that could morally base international agreements in order to preserve the environment in Abya Yala.

Opinion – Black and Southern Feminisms Matter in the Global Climate Struggle

Lydia Ayame Hiraide • Nov 12 2021 • Articles

Black and Southern feminists challenge us to consider the climate and environmental crisis as a crisis tied up in global histories of race, gender, and class as embedded in European empire.

Opinion – The Responsibility to Protect the Amazon

Gustavo Macedo • Mar 31 2021 • Articles

Applying responsibility to protect ideas to environmental threats would not only set off the alarm for Brazil by staining its international image, but also potentially shake up other states.

The Subsidiarity Principle in EU Environmental Law

Sian Affolter • Mar 26 2021 • Articles

The principle of subsidiarity in EU environmental law suggests a distinction between actions aiming for genuine environmental protection and actions aiming primarily at market integration.

Cleaning Up China’s Air: The Effectiveness of the EEP Plan in Beijing

James R. Masterson and Jingwen Wu • Mar 23 2021 • Articles

While it is less clear what the exact causal mechanisms are that have led to the reduction in pollution, it is evident that policy-makers have been effective at improving Beijing’s air quality.

Asset Revaluation and Beyond: Theorizing Climate Politics

Matthew Paterson • Mar 19 2021 • Articles

We face radical uncertainty about whether the world will manage to decarbonize fast enough, and what political strategies can make such an outcome possible.

Opinion – Protest, Interrupted? Climate Activism During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Luis Hestres • Aug 4 2020 • Articles

Covid-19’s impact on climate activism is obvious. How can climate activists execute a mass mobilization-based strategy in a social distancing context?

Opinion – Global Environmental Politics in Times of Coronavirus: Lessons from Mexico

José-Manuel Leal • Jun 19 2020 • Articles

The current pandemic exhibits the strong dependency from transnational companies in the food, and medicine supply.

Opinion – Challenges to Kazakhstan’s Transition to the Green Economy

Darzhan Kazbekova • Jun 14 2020 • Articles

There is still a lack of strategic, long-term vision for environmental protection and many barriers to realizing the goals of sustainable development in Kazakhstan.

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