Post Tagged with: "climate change"

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Revisiting OPEC’s Democratic Roots in the Age of Climate Emergency

The climate movement does not typically look to the oil industry for its heroes. Yet as policymakers have begun to follow activists in pursuing supply side climate policy, figures within OPEC’s history deserve to be studied.

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Climate Ideas as Drivers of Pacific Islands’ Regional Politics and Cooperation

An ideational approach to regional politics can better inform how climate ideas have shaped the Pacific Islands in driving their regional agenda.

Associate Professor, Politics
Chair, Latin American Studies
Committee Chair, International Studies Concentration

Interview – Kristina Mani

Kristina Mani discusses Latin American politics, regional issues and the role of militaries, as well as the benefits of using of films and documentaries in her work.

Climate Change and the Sinking Island States in the Pacific

Climate Change and the Sinking Island States in the Pacific

Small island nations are exposed to multi-dimensional climate crises such as ocean level rise, flooding, coastal erosion, inundation of agricultural lands, drying up of drinking water and sea acidification, which endangers fish life and stock.

Interview – Alice Hill

Interview – Alice Hill

Alice Hill discusses her work on resilience and climate change, how to encourage policy-makers to incorporate resilience and what more could be done by elected officials.

Interview – Giorgos Kallis

Interview – Giorgos Kallis

Giorgos Kallis talks about his work on global inequality, the agenda of ‘degrowth’ and its effectiveness, eco-socialism, un-disciplined research and the concept of limits.

Opinion – What the US Exit from the Paris Accords Means for Women

Opinion – What the US Exit from the Paris Accords Means for Women

Instead of turning our backs on women climate refugees, the US should intentionally welcome and support them.

Change of Players, Change of Game: How States Got Left Behind on Climate Change

Change of Players, Change of Game: How States Got Left Behind on Climate Change

Climate change may be a unique transnational risk, but how non-national actors are responding to it offers general lessons for our understanding of global politics.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Green Theory and Climate Change

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Green Theory and Climate Change

Green theory allows a broader perspective on our common interests and emphasises choices made within the ecological boundaries of climate change, rather than the political boundaries of economic advantage.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Global Justice and Climate Change

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Global Justice and Climate Change

Debates about the climate responsibilities of non-state actors are important to IR theory, which has been traditionally concerned with how states relate to one another.

Review Feature – Perspectives on Eco-Socialism

Review Feature – Perspectives on Eco-Socialism

At a time when it is apparent that green capitalist proposals are insufficient, these two books are welcome additions to the growing literature on eco-socialism.

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