Essays about: "American climate politics"

Found 5 essays containing the words American climate politics.

  1. 1. Governing to Save the Earth : An Analysis of How to Elect a Pro-Climate Congress in the United States of America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Aaron Danowski; [2019]
    Keywords : American climate politics; American Nations; partisan parity; asymmetrical polarization; filibuster; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide a political strategy for building a lasting pro-climate governing majority in the House and Senate. It analyses the current state of the pro-climate coalition in Congress and lays out the top opportunities for and threats to climate governance in the US. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drilling for time: ice cores and the synchronization of temporalities in glaciology, 1935-1978

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria

    Author : Erik Isberg; [2018]
    Keywords : ice cores; Arctic science; temporalities; Environmental humanities; climate modelling; history of science; Willi Dansgaard; Anthropocene; synchronization; temporal regimes; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Since their emergence in the 1950’s, ice cores have ventured from being scientific objects of concern to a limited number of glaciologists to becoming one of the most iconic representations of anthropogenic climate change. This thesis aims to historicize the way in which ice cores became enrolled into climate discourse, particularly emphasizing the production and representation of temporalities of the global climate that the ice cores made possible. READ MORE

  3. 3. A linguistic corpus-driven approach to American domestic politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Michael Zetterholm; [2010]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Using the modern cognitive linguistic framework of recorded corpora data, this essay attempts to investigate the political climate in American domestic politics as it is represented by media in the form of newspapers. By approaching the language usage of media in a linguistically holistic way I aim to elicit subtle attitudes towards ideologies present in news press articles. READ MORE

  4. 4. La Senora Presidenta : Feminist policy-making by female Latin-American presidents?

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för hälsa och samhälle (HOS)

    Author : Adriana Rudling; [2009]
    Keywords : social-constructivism; feminism; gender equality; gender representation; Michelle Bachelet; Cristina Fernández de Kirchner; Chile; Argentina; women; South America;

    Abstract : The following thesis is dedicated to the investigation of the comparative gender discourse of two of the current South American female Presidents: Michelle Bachelet, the first woman elected President in Chile for a four year term, in 2006 and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the first woman elected President in Argentina also for a four year term, but in 2007. Using secondary sources and critical discourse analysis, the study attempts to characterize their agenda on gender both before and after their election campaigns. READ MORE

  5. 5. “If you’re not a Chavista – you’re not a revolutionary” : - A study of social movements in the political process in Venezuela

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för samhälls- och välfärdsstudier

    Author : Anna Siverskog; [2006]
    Keywords : Venezuela; democracy; social movements; development; Latin America; politics; Latinamerika; politik; Venezuela; demokrati; sociala rörelser; utveckling;

    Abstract : Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela 1999 and has since then worked for a socialistic revolution in the country. He and his political process have attracted a lot of attention internationally and the views have been as divided as the political climate is in Venezuela today. READ MORE