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Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

Abstract

After nearly a quarter century of international negotiations on climate change, we stand at a crossroads. A new set of agreements is likely to fail to prevent the global climate's destabilization. Islands and coastlines face inundation, and widespread drought, flooding, and famine are expected to worsen in the poorest and most vulnerable countries. How did we arrive at an entirely inequitable and scientifically inadequate international response to climate change? Combining rich empirical description with a political economic view of power relations, the chapters in this book document the strug ... More

Keywords: climate change, destabilization, power relations, fossil fuel, islands, coastlines, flooding, drought, famine

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780262029612
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Ciplet, author
University of East Anglia

J. Timmons Roberts, author

Mizan R. Khan, author