publication . Other literature type . 2012

Global Climate Change as Environmental Megacrisis

Endter-Wada, Joanna; Ingram, Helen;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: SelectedWorks
  • Country: United States
The authors analyze global climate change utilizing insights from the governance and crisis management literatures that seek to understand the prospects, nature, characteristics and the effects of cataclysmic events. They argue that global climate change is a mega-crisis hiding in plain sight yet there has been no proportionate mega-crisis response. People are still grappling with how to make sense of climate change, how to bridge multiple ways of knowing it, and how to negotiate collective courses of action. Despite mounting scientific evidence and emerging political efforts, the response to global climate change falls short of being proportionate to climate ch...
free text keywords: global climate change, environmental megacrisis, Environmental Policy
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