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Power In A Warming WorldThe New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality$
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David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780262029612

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.001.0001

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Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent

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(p.75) 4 Manufacturing Consent
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Power In A Warming World
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David Ciplet

J. Timmons Roberts

Mizan R. Khan

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0004

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It looks at how low-income-state consent was produced during the following years and how it transformed into the current emissions reduction framework that is both highly inadequate and inequitable. It argues that consent was produced through three interlinked processes: material concessions, norm alignment, and structural conditioning. Material concessions, in particular, have resulted in few substantive gains for low-income states, but they have been instrumental in securing the stability of the climate regime in the face of an escalating crisis of international climate change leadership. Overall, this analysis provides insight into the processes by which international environmental inequality has been reproduced in contemporary international climate politics.

Keywords:   UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, low-income-state consent, emissions reduction, material concessions, norm alignment, structural conditioning, climate regime, international environmental inequality

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