publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2015

Coping With Global Warming

Jan-Erik Lane;
Open Access
  • Published: 08 Jul 2015 Journal: Applied Economics and Finance, volume 2, issue 3 August, pages 92-101
Abstract
The process of globalization that has framed developments in the societies on Planet Earth the last decades will be supplanted by the climate change process, which no country can evade. It amounts to a set of giant forces shaping the environment, the economies and the politics of the world. It is somehow believed that the process of change can be controlled by halting the increase in greenhouse gases so that average global temperature would only augment by 2 degrees. This is a dire illusion, fed by the promises of many governments to do something about the energy emissions ¨C in the future! Global warming is now, driven by the most powerful forces, namely the li...
Subjects
free text keywords: global warming as social change, resilience, energy and emissions, environmental refugees, ecological damages, life style, jel:R00, jel:Z0, Greenhouse gas, Globalization, Global warming, Market economy, Economic growth, Psychological resilience, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, China, Carbon neutrality, Global temperature, Climate change, Economics
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