Essays about: "Climate Change."

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  1. 1. Conflict over territory and maritime routes in the arctic. The case of potential conflict between the US and Russia over resources in the arctic ocean.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Naoufal Souhail; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Maritime jurisdiction; arctic; climate change;

    Abstract : Because of climate change, ice on the arctic ocean has been melting at a rapid paste. This environmental change in the arctic made access to the region much easier than ever before. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Soli, Sanguinis and Sinking States. The legal foundations of upholdning the right to nationality in the event of climate change turning sovereign territories uninhabitable

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Sjöholm; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : climate change; migration; statelessness; nationality; ius soli; ius sanguinis; human rights;

    Abstract : The argument of this paper is that the two main principles of nationality law used by nation states are not designed to handle the possible scenario of states sinking due to climate change. With the consequence of its habitants having to seek haven elsewhere, the focus is to illustrate how the application of the principles ius soli and ius sanguinis stand in relation to the universal human right to a nationality in the event of a state becoming uninhabitable and/or physically extinct. READ MORE

  4. 4. Polarization in sustainability? The explanatory power of concern and left-right placement on environmentally significant behaviors among Swedes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Eriksson; [2021-01-27]
    Keywords : environmentally significant behaviors; environmental concern; left-right placement; recycling; sustainability;

    Abstract : Environmentally significant behavior is becoming an increasingly relevant topic in environmentally focused research, which aims to explain why people adopt these behaviors and thus understand how sustainability can be promoted. A long-held perception of environmental behavior is that it is more commonly occurring among “leftists” because they have been shown to exhibit higher levels of environmental concern. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making Socio-Technical Transition Pathways : The establishment of the Swedish Climate Policy Council, an Argumentative Policy Analytical case study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Eskil Engström; [2021]
    Keywords : transitions discourse; climate change acts; socio-technical transitions; transition pathways; argumentative discourse analysis; climate policy evaluation;

    Abstract : In recent years, several nations have adopted institutional framework laws, so-called Climate Change Acts (CCAs), as means to enforce Paris-compliant mitigation pathways. A key institutional feature to ensure policy stability and compliance with CCAs has been the establishment of independent advisory bodies, tasked with advising on mitigation targets and policy instruments, as well as the, monitoring and evaluation of target attainment. READ MORE