Climate Change and Order: The End of Prosperity and Democracy

Climate Change and Order: The End of Prosperity and Democracy

by Beth Edmondson, Stuart Levy


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Beth Edmondson and Stuart Levy examine why it is so difficult for the international community to respond to global climate change. In doing so, they analyse and explain some of the strategies that might ultimately provide the foundations for appropriate responses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137351241
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/18/2013
Series: Energy, Climate and the Environment
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Beth Edmondson is Senior Lecturer at Monash University, Australia. She has over 20 years of experience teaching, researching and publishing in environmental politics and international relations. She has previously published on international responses to global climate change, governmental capacities, international relations, teaching practices and interpersonal communication.

Stuart Levy is Director of the Diploma of Tertiary Studies at Monash University, Australia. He has interests in international relations, the nature and evolution of state sovereignty, the politics of global climate change and access and equity issues in higher education.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why We Wrote This Book 1. Waiting For What? 2. Limits To Global Consensus 3. Governing Nature & Global Governance 4. A Rowdy & Unruly Community 5. Water, Disorder & Disrupted Development 6. Energy, Progress & Population 7. Energy & The Security Dilemma 8. Water, Food & Fire 9. Solutions, Ideas & Institutions 10. Rights, Responsibilities & Sovereignty 11. Identity, Ethics, Security & Order 12. Global Guardians Conclusion

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