Security and Climate Change

Security and Climate Change

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This new book explains why the international community has responded with a sense of fatalistic passivity to climate change. It presents a distinct critique of realism through the study of this topic, commonly overlooked in international relations. The author argues that the realist view rests on a dangerous contradiction; far from delivering security it serves to limit the way we think about the new generation of risks we face. The book also provides a detailed case study evaluating US climate politics under the Clinton and Bush administrations.As the Kyoto negotiations approached it published a collection of essaysa€” Climate Change: Challenging the Conventional Wisdoma€”which articulates the viewpoints of neoliberals on ecological politics. The IEA publication is an accessibleanbsp;...

Title:Security and Climate Change
Author:Mark Lacy
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-09-10


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