It is important not to over-react to the news that Donald Trump wishes to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement and seek to renegotiate a ‘fairer deal’ for America. The wailing and grieving around the media that has accompanied yesterday’s announcement is exactly the sort of reaction that Trump is seeking to provoke. It […]
Given what has gone before, the Paris Agreement on climate change is certainly an impressive achievement of international negotiation. But what countries will be signing-up to, should they ratify it, is hardly going to reduce the challenges of dealing with a changing climate. And it has very little to contribute to addressing the chronic deficiencies […]
(23 November) NEW Book chapter. ‘Knowledge pluralism‘ has now been published as Chapter 49 in Backstrand,K. and Lovbrand,E. (2015) Research Handbook on Climate Governance Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 630pp.