1st Edition

Global Warming and Global Politics

By Matthew Paterson Copyright 1996
    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    252 Pages
    by Routledge

    Examines the major theories within international relations, and how these can help us understand the emergence of global warming as a political issue.

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The historical development of climate on the international agenda; Chapter 3 Before and after Rio; Chapter 4 The politics behind the negotiations; Chapter 5 Anarchy, the state and power; Chapter 6 Cooperation and institutions; Chapter 7 Science, politics and global warming; Chapter 8 A political economy of global warming; Chapter 9 Conclusions;


    Matthew Paterson is Lecturer in International Relations at Keele University