You are looking at  1-10 of 16 articles  for:

  • Policy, Politics, and Governance x
Clear All

View:

The Two Degrees Celsius Limit  

Christopher Shaw

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
International climate negotiations seek to limit warming to an average of two degrees Celsius (2°C). This objective is justified by the claim that scientists have identified two degrees of ... More

Likely Effects of Rapid Climate Change on Violence and Conflict  

Courtney Plante, Johnie J. Allen, and Craig A. Anderson

Given the dire nature of many researchers’ predictions about the effects of global climate change (e.g., rising sea levels, droughts, more extreme weather), it comes as little surprise ... More

The Evolution of International Policy on REDD+  

Margaret M. Skutsch

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
The clean development mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol did not cover projects to reduce emissions from deforestation in developing countries. The reasons were in part technical (the ... More

The 1.5°C Target, Political Implications, and the Role of BECCS  

Sabine Fuss

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
The 2°C target for global warming had been under severe scrutiny in the run-up to the climate negotiations in Paris in 2015 (COP21). Clearly, with a remaining carbon budget of 470–1,020 ... More

Climate Change and Migration  

Silja Klepp

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
The topic of climate change and migration attracts a strong following from the media and produces an increase in academic literature and reports from international governmental ... More

Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change  

Tim Forsyth

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is an approach to adaptation that aims to include vulnerable people in the design and implementation of adaptation measures. The most ... More

Countering Climate Science Denial and Communicating Scientific Consensus  

John Cook

Scientific agreement on climate change has strengthened over the past few decades, with around 97% of publishing climate scientists agreeing that human activity is causing global warming. ... More

Climate Change Policy in the European Union  

Tim Rayner and Andrew Jordan

Online publication date:
Aug 2016
The European Union (EU) has long claimed, with some justification, to be a leader in international climate policy. Its policy activities in this area, dating from the early 1990s, have had ... More

Resilience  

Emily Boyd

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Policy for Energy Innovation  

John A. Alic

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

View: