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From Rio to Copenhagen: multilateral agreements, disagreements and situated actions

Okereke, C. and Tyldesley, S. (2013) From Rio to Copenhagen: multilateral agreements, disagreements and situated actions. In: Lockie, S., Sonnenfeld, D. A. and Fisher, D. R. (eds.) Routledge international handbook of social and environmental change. Routledge International Handbooks. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 106-117. ISBN 9780415782791

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Governing climate change is arguably one of the most complex problems, environmental or otherwise, that the global community has had to contend with. This chapter highlights the innovations in governance that have characterized the global climate change regime as it sought to respond to and manage these complexities, political imperatives and competing interests. We suggest that the key contestations and innovations within climate governance can be understood in terms of four themes/questions all of which relate to issues of justice and equity.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science > Department of Geography and Environmental Science
ID Code:35786
Publisher:Routledge

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