Climate Challenged Society

Author: John S. Dryzek
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199660107
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A short accessible introductory treatment of how climate change affects society, and how social, economic, and political systems can, do, and should respond.

Routledge Handbook Of Climate Change And Society

Author: Constance Lever-Tracy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135998493
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The activities ofthe contrarians havesupplied vital ammunition for attacking
mainstreamclimate science,symbolised bythe Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change (IPCC), andthus the scientific underpinnings of calls for
policymaking todeal withclimate change(Begley 2007). This chapter begins witha
brief examinationof the historical rootsof climatechange denial starting with the
technologically optimistic worldview, prevalent inWestern societies, thatisbeing
challenged by ...

The Oxford Handbook Of Environmental Political Theory

Author: Teena Gabrielson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019150842X
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Set at the intersection of political theory and environmental politics, yet with broad engagement across the environmental social sciences and humanities, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory, defines, illustrates, and ...

Postmodern Climate Change

Author: Leigh Glover
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134247834
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Framed inthis manner, the rationale for understanding climate change as amajor
ecological problem is clear, and equally so is the difficulty of the task of devising
an appropriate international response. Forming a contrary view of the crisis
Clearly the conventional view of climate change is deficient. Climate
changeisaproduct of the routine functioning ofindustrial society andthe
international (and national) responsesto dateare confined within thissystem ofits
constituent formsof ...

Climate Change And Sustainable Development

Author: European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics. Congress
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9086867537
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Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production : EurSAFE 2012,
Tübingen, Germany, 30 May-2 June 2012 European Society for Agricultural and
Food Ethics. Congress Thomas Potthast, Simon Meisch. Fish. for. food. in. a.
challenged. climate: ethical. reflections. H. Röcklinsberg Animal ethics,
Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of
Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Box 7068, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden; Helena.

Climate Change And Policy

Author: Gabriele Gramelsberger
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642177002
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Since then rational prognosis based on scientific principles has become an
essential part of decision-making both in economics and in politics–challenged
by the problem of uncertainty. New methods and advanced strategies fuel hopes
of managing uncertainty as economics, politics, and society increasingly bank
upon rational prognoses, especially where the impact of climate change is
concerned. For instance, insurance companies recently converted from
retrospective to ...

Climate Action

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Within months of launching Caring for Climate, over 200 companies from around
the world have endorsed the statement, among them are many of the world's
largest transnational corporations. (Figures as of October 2007.] Driving this
global interest is an understanding that addressing climate change offers space
for tangible value creation. The global climate challenge is affecting every part of
society, so thinking inclusive and big is essential. As renewable energy
technologies come ...

Integration Of Public Health With Adaptation To Climate Change Lessons Learned And New Directions

Author: Kristie L Ebi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 020397039X
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The health of a population is an integrating measure of all factors affecting
society. Globally, the challenges ... Climate change is an additional challenge
that could work for or against efforts to control climate-sensitive diseases. In one
sense, adaptation ... new challenge is to develop and deploy a capacity for more
rapid social and technological adaptation1, and to ensure that this capacity is
universally and equitably distributed in the face of global environmental change.
The history of ...

Climate Of Ecopolitics

Author: Paul Taylor
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595501524
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And this development of law occurs in a political setting that is often acrimonious,
for the basic values of some members of our society are challenged by new laws
dealing with the environment. But as national attitudes change, so do the laws.
For example, wilderness in biblical references was the antithesis of a garden,
and gardens were created by man conquering nature. To the Puritans,
wilderness was a hostile environment, a last refuge for sinners. Wilderness in
18th and 19th ...

Climate Change And The Crisis Of Capitalism

Author: Mark Pelling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415676940
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A Chance to Reclaim Self, Society and Nature Mark Pelling, David Manuel-
Navarrete, M. R. Redclift. 13. Conclusions. Alienation,. reclamation. and. a.
radical. vision. David. Manuel-. Navarrete,. Mark. Pelling. and. Michael. Redclift.
This book has explored responses to the combined challenge of capitalism's
recurring economic crises and contemporary global environmental change from
reformist and radical perspectives. The reformist approach is predominant and
seeks to keep ...