Essays about: "Climate Politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the words Climate Politics.

  1. 1. “Lay down our differences” : An interpretive study of problem representation(s) and inclusion in Extinction Rebellion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Isaksen; [2020]
    Keywords : environmental movements; Extinction Rebellion; structural power; inclusion; intersectional feminism; WPR;

    Abstract : Previous research on social movements shows that as a consequence of social stratification, structurally privileged groups in society are more prone to engage in and take on leading positions in collective action than those who are structurally marginalised. This essay takes off in the puzzle of deficient inclusion in social movements that identify as inclusive, and looks at how that problem also appear empirically in the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR). READ MORE

  2. 2. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Degrowth in Swedish Climate Politics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrine Allansson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : climate change; consumption; degrowth; economy; growth; politics; technology;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most pressing problems of the contemporary world and has lead to a number of global agreements aimed at solving the situation. In doing so, sustainable development and economic growth are usually the promoted solutions, with the argument that it will lead to increased well-being and environmental protection. READ MORE

  4. 4. CLIMATE CHANGE AS COMMON SENSE A framing analysis of party response to climate change in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jesper Jederlund; [2019-07-01]
    Keywords : climate change; climate politics; politicization; depoliticization; post-politics; hegemony; Swedish politics; common sense;

    Abstract : This paper looks at how the different parties of parliament in Sweden frame the issue of climate change. Based on evidence suggesting that the issue is either politicized or depoliticized, this study investigates the difference in response to what is a common objective– to politically tackle climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Securitizing the Environment? A discourse analysis of key United Nations documents on climate change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Georgios Koukos; [2019]
    Keywords : Securitization; Climate Change; Environmental Security; Copenhagen School; Critical Discourse Analysis; United Nations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the course of the last few years climate change has been increasingly framed in terms of security, frequently featuring in discussions and publications of various security actors and institutions. This development generated a vigorous debate within academia as to whether a securitization of climate change in global politics has occurred. READ MORE