Essays about: "climate politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 essays containing the words climate 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. ACCOMMODATION, CONTENTION, AND TRANSFORMATION – MAPPING THE FIELD OF GREEN TRANSITION POLITICS IN DENMARK FROM 2007 to 2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Mads Schou Jensen; [2021]
    Keywords : social movement studies; climate politics; field theory; green transition; strategic decision-making; climatization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has become an all-encompassing problem as CO2 accumulating in the atmosphere sets the pace of temperature increases in our rapidly warming world. In attempting to make society ‘green,’ environmental movements have pursued different strategies through different political constellations. READ MORE

  3. 3. The (im)possible and (un)desirable climate politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linn Brolin; [2021]
    Keywords : The European Green Deal; Climate Change; Climate Politics; Neoliberalism; Governmentality; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of the study is to examine how the European Green Deal shapes and constrains what is considered possible and desirable in order to tackle the climate crisis. More specifically, the objective is to expose its underlying assumptions, interrogate what is taken for granted and left unproblematic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coalition Politics, Care Work and Climate Justice: A Case Study of Emerging Alliances in Austria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sarah Bretschko; [2021]
    Keywords : social reproduction; work; ecofeminism; climate justice; social movements; coalition-building; Austria; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sustainability transformations will require a fundamental re-thinking of work. However, so far the role of reproductive care work in these transformations is hardly recognized, although this work is low-carbon and essential in sustainable futures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Introducing degrowth to socio-environmental movements in the United States: A case study of the Sunrise Movement and Democratic Socialists of America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Amanda Schockling; [2021]
    Keywords : climate change; social movements; Green New Deal; politics; democratic socialism; framing theory; USA; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In a country with a large historical and current share of emissions, recent climate inaction and political upheaval have disallowed substantial social-environmental reforms from being endorsed. This thesis critically examines the current cycle of contention in the United States by classifying the Sunrise Movement and the Democratic Socialists of America as social movement organizations through the lens of social movement theory with a goal to identify successes and understand how the movement could increase the viability of democratic socialism in America and make governmental climate action inevitable. READ MORE