Essays about: "UNFCCC"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the word UNFCCC.

  1. 1. The elephant in the protest march: socially organised denial within climate movements at the UNFCCC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Frances Mills; [2021]
    Keywords : UNFCCC; climate change; environmental activism; social movements; NGOs; cultural hegemony; NGOization; socially organised denial; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2011, Kari Norgaard detailed how socially organised denial facilitates inaction on climate change, even among individuals who express concern. Here, I expand on Norgaard’s theory by exploring how a form of this denial could exist even among those who centre climate activism in their personal or professional lives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Balanced interests in the Paris Agreement : Analysis of COP attendees’ interests at multilateral climate negotiations pre- and post-the Paris Agreement

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Douglas Cederlund; Karl Hammarsten; [2021]
    Keywords : Mitigation; Adaptation; Financing; Paris Agreement; UNFCCC; Multilateral negotiations; Utsläppsreducering; Anpassning; Finansiering; Parisavtalet; UNFCCC; Multilaterala förhandlingar;

    Abstract : The United Nations climate change conferences are the utmost platform for climate change negotiations and are convened under an international treaty known as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The causes of greenhouse gas emissions are deeply embedded in the economic and social activity on a global scale and yet, developing countries are expected to evolve into developed countries without straining the environment further. READ MORE

  3. 3. The United Nation and the threat of climate change : A critical security study of UNFCCC, the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Axel Västermark; [2021]
    Keywords : Security; Climate Change; Copenhagen Theory; Securitization;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the language of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement through the lens of security. It departs from the observation that the securitized rhetoric on climate change is not matched with the kind of policies such rhetoric would suggest is necessary. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Importance of Gender Equality in Climate Action : An investigation into how UN member states view the relation between gender equality and climate action

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Diandra van Duijn; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; gender equality; climate action; SDGs; United Nations; National Determined Contributions;

    Abstract : Scientists warn that the current rate of climate change will raise average global temperature by 4°C compared to 1990, although warming of +2°C will already have dire effects throughout the world. Therefore, the UN acknowledges SDG 13 (Climate Action) as one of the most important goals for the coming decade in order to fight climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Kyoto to Paris: A process tracing case study of environmental regimes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Simon Löw; [2021]
    Keywords : case study; process tracing; regime shift; UNFCCC; COP; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This is a case study examines a possible regime shift between the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement. The study is using a theory consuming approach, with process tracing as the main instrument of analyzation. Using Keohane & Victor’s theory on regime complex, the two different regimes are highlighted: Kyoto and Paris. READ MORE