Climate Governance in the Arctic

Climate Governance in the Arctic


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ISBN-13: 9789048181513
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/14/2010
Series: Environment & Policy , #50
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. Climate Governance in the Arctic: Introduction and Theoretical Framework.- Part I: Climate Change in the Arctic.- 2. The Climate Change Regime and the Arctic Region.- 3. The Climate Policy of the Arctic Council.- 4. A Changing Arctic Climate: Science and Policy in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment.- 5. 'New governance' in the Arctic and its Role for Supporting Climate Change Adaptation.- Part II: Looking Outwards.- 6. Should the Law Governing Maritime Areas in the Arctic Adapt to Changing Climatic Circumstances?- 7. Climate Change and Arctic Fisheries.- 8. World Heritage Convention, Climate Change and the Arctic.- 9. Rethinking the Status of Indigenous Peoples in International Environmental Decision-Making; Pondering the Role of Arctic Indigenous Peoples and the Challenge of Climate Change.- 10. The Potential of the Convention on Biological Diversity to Address the Effects of Climate Change in the Arctic.- Part III: Looking Inwards.- 11. Is Adaptation Governable in the Arctic? National and Regional Approaches to Arctic Adaptation Governance.- 12. Mitigation Possibilities in the Energy Sector – an Arctic Perspective.- 13. Climate Change Policy in the Arctic: the Cases of Greenland and Nunavut.- 14. Climate Change and the Regime for the Conservation of Polar Bears.- 15. Subjective Environmentalism: The Barents Euro-Arctic Council and Its Climate Change Policy.- 16. Climate Change and the Future of Arctic Governance: A Slushy Seascape and Hard Questions.- 17. Conclusions on Climate Governance in the Arctic.- Index.

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