publication . Article . 2012

Geopolitics of climate change: A review

Branko Bošnjaković;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Thermal Science, volume 16, pages 629-654 (issn: 0354-9836, eissn: 2334-7163, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Abstract
<jats:p>The paper reviews the geopolitical elements of the emerging discourse on how to control, and cope with climate change. Two complementary approaches may be distinguished: the actor-related approach analyses the positioning of states and interest groups, which develop strategies on coping with climate change; the other approach addresses processes and problem areas (physical, economic, demographic?) emerging in the geographic space as a consequence of, or linked to climate change. With failing mitigation policies and instruments, the urgency of adaptation to climate change is increasing. Assessment of regional consequences of climate change includes the pe...
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free text keywords: Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, mitigation, adaptation, global power, Sustainability, Energy security, Globalization, Climate change, Economic geography, Ecological forecasting, Political economy of climate change, Political science, Geopolitics, Energy supply, lcsh:Mechanical engineering and machinery, lcsh:TJ1-1570
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