Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

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Abstract

This book evaluates the global response to climate change from a cosmopolitan justice perspective. Going above and beyond existing studies, Alix Dietzel neatly illustrates that climate justice theory can be used to normatively assess and compare both state (multilateral) and non-state (transnational) climate change governance – in other words, that theory and practice can be bridged.

Investigating the role of states, cities, corporations, and non-governmental organisations in the post-Paris Agreement era, Dietzel provides fresh insight into the ‘big picture’ of climate change (mis)management and the injustices that come along with it. These insights allow her to make recommendations for change that should be of keen interest to climate justice scholars and climate governance practitioners alike.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages248
ISBN (Electronic)9781474437943
ISBN (Print)9781474437912
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2019

Publication series

NameStudies in Global Justice and Human Rights
PublisherEdinburgh University Press

Keywords

  • Global Justice
  • Climate Change
  • NGOs
  • Climate Governance
  • Transnational governance
  • multilateral governance

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