publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

Competing definition of climate change and the post-Kyoto negotiations

Dina Abbott; Gordon Wilson;
Open Access
  • Published: 24 Feb 2012
  • Publisher: Emerald
Abstract
<b>Purpose –</b> The purpose of this paper is to explore the importance of lived experiences, as complementary knowledge to that provided by the sciences, for policy and intervention on climate change.<br></br>\ud <b>Design/methodology/approach –</b> This conceptual paper draws on several strands within the context of climate change: knowledge and power; human engagement; the meaning of “lived experience” (and its association with “local/indigenous knowledge”); its capture through interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary inquiry; post-normal science; rationalist and public action approaches to policy and intervention. The paper combines these strands from their d...
Subjects
free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Development, Global and Planetary Change, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Public relations, business.industry, business, Climate change, Sociology, Public debate, Climate policy, Political economy of climate change, Negotiation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Attribution, Political economy, Environmental degradation, Polyphony, Lived experience, Public action, Rationalism, Deliberation, Traditional knowledge, Political science, Climate science, Environmental resource management, Environmental ethics
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