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Global Environmental Politics

Jeffrey S. Lantis

in The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535019
eISBN:
9780191715952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535019.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the history of global environmental policies as foundation for a focused examination of ratification struggles over the Kyoto Protocol to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Five ... More


Great Powers and Environmental Responsibilities: A Conceptual Framework

Barry Buzan and Robert Falkner

in Great Powers, Climate Change, and Global Environmental Responsibilities

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198866022
eISBN:
9780191898341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866022.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops a theoretical and conceptual framework for the study of great powers and great power responsibility in the international politics of climate change. It introduces the two main ... More


The Sustainability Story: Exposing Truths, Half-Truths, and Illusions

Peter Dauvergne

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/9780262034364.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter analyzes the growing influence of multinational corporations on the narrative of sustainability, demonstrating how over the past decade they have been turning a once critical discourse ... More


Continuity and Change in Global Environmental Politics

Steven Bernstein and Hamish van der Ven

in International Politics and Institutions in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744023
eISBN:
9780191804014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744023.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that historical institutionalism can provide useful insights into the persistence of ineffective institutional arrangements, change in formal governance arrangements over time, ... More


Introduction

Robert Falkner and Barry Buzan

in Great Powers, Climate Change, and Global Environmental Responsibilities

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198866022
eISBN:
9780191898341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866022.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

What role do great powers play in the international politics of climate change, and what are their special responsibilities with regard to climate change mitigation and adaptation? How does ... More


New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Simon Nicholson and Sikina Jinnah (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Humanity’s collective impact on the Earth is vast. The rate and scale of human-driven environmental destruction is quickly outstripping our political and social capacities for managing it. We are in ... More


Great Powers, Climate Change, and Global Environmental Responsibilities

Robert Falkner and Barry Buzan (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198866022
eISBN:
9780191898341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866022.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book is the first of its kind to examine the role of great powers in the international politics of climate change. It develops a novel analytical framework for studying environmental power in ... More


Great Powers, Climate Change, and Global Responsibilities: A Concluding Assessment

Robert Falkner and Barry Buzan

in Great Powers, Climate Change, and Global Environmental Responsibilities

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198866022
eISBN:
9780191898341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866022.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a concluding assessment of the role that great powers play in the international politics of climate change. Building on the contributions to this volume, it concludes that a ... More


Post-Treaty Politics: Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance

Sikina Jinnah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028042
eISBN:
9780262325356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028042.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Post-Treaty Politics argues that secretariats—the administrative arms of international treaties—matter in world politics. Centrally, this book argues that in drawing from their unique networks and ... More


Great Power Responsibility and International Climate Leadership

Sanna Kopra

in Great Powers, Climate Change, and Global Environmental Responsibilities

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198866022
eISBN:
9780191898341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866022.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter relates the concept of great power responsibility to literature addressing leadership in global environmental politics. It proposes that the division between management and leadership ... More


Living at the Margins

Paul Wapner

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/9780262034364.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The environmental movement has long been an oppositional voice in world politics—a counter-narrative to dominant ways of thinking and acting with regard to social life. It arose as a reaction to the ... More


From Noah’s Ark to ‘Nature+’: Legitimating the International Union for Conservation of Nature

Ina Lehmann

in International Organizations under Pressure: Legitimating Global Governance in Challenging Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198837893
eISBN:
9780191874499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837893.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter reconstructs two major changes in the ways in which the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has legitimated itself. In the 1980s and 1990s, IUCN’s focus first shifted ... More


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