Essays about: "Arctic Politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Arctic Politics.

  1. 1. NOT SO NORMATIVE? The European Commission and the ever-changing Arctic region.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : John W. Ashton; [2021-02-08]
    Keywords : European Commission; Arctic Region; Arctic Politics; Realism; Liberalism; Idea Analysis; Geopolitics; Climate Change.;

    Abstract : Climate change has drastically changed the prospects of obtaining resources in the Arctic that where long deemed unobtainable due to the harsh climate in the region. The European Union has gradually evolved its Arctic policy in recent years due to these severe alterations, in which the European Commission has been the most active in pursuing that policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Warmer Arctic, cooler cooperation - A frame analysis about the Arctic Council Ministerial Meetings’ statements 2015 - 2019

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linda Kivi; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; the Arctic; Arctic Council; multilateral climate governance; cooperation; sustainable development; frame analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Policy conflicts in the multilateral Arctic cooperation have gained more space during the past few years. Once established for cooperation and interaction among the Arctic states and indigenous peoples, along with the promotion of sustainable development and environmental protection, the Arctic Council is now facing some challenges in fulfilling its core doctrines. READ MORE

  3. 3. FROZEN POLITICS ON A THAWING CONTINENT : A Political Ecology Approach to Understanding Science and its Relationship to Neocolonial and Capitalist Processes in Antarctica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Manon Burbidge; [2019]
    Keywords : Antarctica; Political Ecology; Neocolonialism; Capital Accumulation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite possessing a unique relationship between humankind and the environment, and its occupation of a large proportion of the planet’s surface area, Antarctica is markedly absent from literature produced within the disciplines of human and political ecology. With no states or indigenous peoples, Antarctica is instead governed by a conglomeration of states as part of the Antarctic Treaty System, which places high values upon scientific research, peace and conservation. READ MORE

  4. 4. China's Pursuit of National Interests in the Arctic - An Examination of China's Geostrategic Investments in Iceland and Greenland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Line Jedig Nielsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Geoeconomics; bilateral cooperation; Arctic; investment; foreign policy; China; geostrategic objectives; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In today’s global politics, the Arctic is assuming an increasingly important geoeconomic and geopolitical role among Arctic and non-Arctic states, as the retreating ice cover reveals new economic potentials such as the development of natural resources (Käpylä & Mikkola, 2016). China is among the interested non-Arctic states that aim to increase their influence in Arctic affairs and to get in on the Arctic opportunities. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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