Climate change and global policy regimes: towards institutional legitimacy

Cadman, Timothy, ed. (2013) Climate change and global policy regimes: towards institutional legitimacy. International Political Economy. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Basingstoke, Hants. United Kingdom. ISBN 978-1-137-00611-0

Abstract

Since the creation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, media and public attention has been focussed on the global negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Little attention has been paid to the institutions that are charged with the responsibility of developing effective responses. These are often remote from the public, and communities most threatened by global warming are often excluded from decision-making. The contributors to this volume investigate a wide range of institutions within the 'climate change regime complex'. From carbon trading, to food and water availability, energy production, human security, local government, and the intergovernmental climate talks themselves, they find much that should be of concern to policy makers, and the public at large. In doing so they provide a series of recommendations to improve governance legitimacy, and assist public participation in policy deliberations that will affect future generations.


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Macmillan Publishers © 2013. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 28 May 2013 04:56
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 04:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change; climate policy regimes; climate regime complex; governance; discourses; intergovernmentalism; gender; adapatation; mitigation; carbon offset mechanisms; clean development mechanism; REDD+; climate finance; stakeholders; health; water management; food security; food sovereignty; population movements; migration; displacement; climate change displacees; local government; urban climate governance; non-state actors; corporate disclosure
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1604 Human Geography > 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040104 Climate Change Processes
16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160605 Environmental Politics
14 Economics > 1499 Other Economics > 149902 Ecological Economics
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960311 Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23545

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