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Hegemony in International Policy: The Climate Change Regime

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final case examines the policy arena of climate change. Is it now, as has been claimed, post-hegemonic? Or does the United States still occupy a strategic position, as the key facilitator of ... More


A Brief History of Climate Politics and the Roles of the US and EU Therein

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter briefly reviews the history of the international climate change negotiations leading up to and culminating in the drafting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... More


The International Climate Change Legal and Institutional Framework: An Overview

David Freestone

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides an introduction to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) system and the key institutions as well as to the processes leading up to, and from, the adoption of ... More


Climate Protection and WTO Law

Erich Vranes

in Trade and the Environment: Fundamental Issues in International Law, WTO Law, and Legal Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562787
eISBN:
9780191705366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562787.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the legal relationship between WTO law and domestic climate protection measures that are taken in line with the international climate change regime, which is set up through the ... 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


International Climate Negotiations

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One recurrent obstacle to the establishment of a carbon price at national or regional levels stems from the classic problem of “free riders.” The climate is a “planetary common good” whose ... More


Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Alix Dietzel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book evaluates the global response to climate change from a cosmopolitan justice perspective. Going above and beyond existing studies, Alix Dietzel neatly illustrates that climate justice theory ... More


Solving the Climate Problem

Geoffrey Heal

in Endangered Economies: How the Neglect of Nature Threatens Our Prosperity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180849
eISBN:
9780231543286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180849.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Ozone depletion and acid rain are problems that have some similarity to climate change – both are caused by the emission of gases that circulate widely, though neither has the scope and scale of the ... More


The GCC States in the International Climate Regime

Mari Luomi

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This Chapter examines the Gulf Cooperation Council states in the international climate regime (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC), with a special emphasis on the evolution ... More


Governing Climate Engineering

Wil Burns and Simon Nicholson

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Climate engineering or "geoengineering" is an umbrella term that encompasses a wide array of speculative, highly technological climate change response options. Proposals include using various means ... More


The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Douglas Arent, Channing Arndt, Mackay Miller, Finn Tarp, and Owen Zinaman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The 21st Conference of the Parties (CoP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) shifted the nature of the political economy challenge associated with achieving a ... 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


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


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


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


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


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


The Climate Secretariat: Making a Living in a Straitjacket

Per-Olof Busch

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In response to growing scientific evidence that anthropogenic activities are interfering with the climate system, governments adopted the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... More


Contestation in the UNFCCC: The Case of Climate Finance

Miriam Prys-Hansen, Kristina Hahn, Malte Lellmann, and Milan Röseler

in Contested World Orders: Rising Powers, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843047
eISBN:
9780191878947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843047.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses contestation surrounding the issue of climate finance and its regulation in global climate regime, within the institutional boundaries of the UNFCCC. It focuses on the BRICS and ... More


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