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Changing the Mission:: From the Cold War to Climate Change

Naomi Oreskes

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the early 1990s a group of American oceanographers sought to change their focus away from Cold War military concerns and toward environmental matters related to anthropogenic climate change. ... More


Manufacturing Consent

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It looks at how low-income-state consent was produced during the following years and how it transformed ... More


Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Alan H. Lockwood, M.D.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In Heat Advisory I examine climate change from a broad public health perspective, where health includes mental and social well-being in addition to climate-related changes in diseases. I begin from ... More


From Reluctance to Engagement: The EU-China Relationship

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the development of EU-China relations on climate change and makes three principal arguments. First, the more general development of EU climate change policy generated an attempt ... More


Adapting to Long-Term Change

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Long-term changes in the world such as demographic trends, climate change, and disruptive innovation create permanent shifts in patterns of supply or demand. Chapter 12 explores the nature and ... More


Beyond the North–South Divide?

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter explores global shifts as they took shape during the 2009 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Copenhagen. These negotiations marked the beginning of a new equation of ... More


European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Diarmuid Torney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The EU has, for a long time, portrayed itself as an international leader on climate change. Previous studies have tended to focus on the characteristics of EU leadership, but have failed to examine ... More


Power Shift

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter draws on theories, particularly the scholarship of Antonio Gramsci, in offering a strategic framework that considers power relations. It argues that the world is not the same as it was ... More


Disinterest and Resistance: The EU-India Relationship

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the development of EU-India relations on climate change and makes three principal arguments. First, the EU sought to develop engagement with the Indian Government on climate ... More


Conclusion

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter draws together the arguments of the book to provide a holistic assessment of EU climate leadership in its relations with China and India. Against a backdrop of changing constellations of ... More


NAFTA as a Forum for CO2 Permit Trading?

Michele M. Betsill

in Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the rising practices and policies associated with global climate change within the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It focuses on the possible establishment of a ... More


Drivers of EU External Climate Relations

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the development of EU climate change policy and, using the first part of the analytical framework developed in Chapter 2, identifies the factors that have driven these ... More


Climate, Consensus, and Contrarians

Jay Odenbaugh

in The Environment: Philosophy, Science, and Ethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017404
eISBN:
9780262301770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017404.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the debates surrounding the topic of global climate change, specifically, the effects of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions on the Earth’s temperature. The argument of the ... More


Environmental (In)justice in Climate Change

Martin J. Adamian

in Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the global climate regime, the idea of international environmental justice, and Critical Legal Studies (CLS) to assess the possibility of using international environmental laws ... More


Energy Innovation

Richard K. Lester

in Production in the Innovation Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019927
eISBN:
9780262319126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019927.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The author discusses the problem of climate change and how large-scale energy innovation and production is the necessary solution. The problem with energy production is that new ideas need to be ... More


The Normative Gap in European, Chinese, and Indian Climate Relations

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyses the respective ways in which the EU, China, and India have framed a number of key aspects relating to the governance of climate change. The aim of doing so is to analyze the ... More


Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, and Kristen Sharp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A visual culture of environmental deterioration, pollution and disaster has fast become part of our everyday media lives. This is accompanied by a wider move towards recognition, consciousness, and ... More


Introduction

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sets the context and develops the rationale for the book’s analysis of EU climate policies towards China and India. It provides an overview of existing approaches to the study of EU ... More


The Problem

Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno, and Pamela L. Martin

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era means beginning a delegitimization, or reconceptualization and revalorization of fossil fuels or, to be precise, humans’ relations with fossil fuels. The authors argue for ... More


Conceptualizing EU External Climate Relations

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter develops an analytical framework for assessing EU climate leadership and followership which considers in turn the drivers of EU external engagement on climate change, the form of ... More


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