Conceptualizing Global Environmental Governance : Global Climate Governance and the notion of Economic Growth

Pavlovic, Tamara (2021) Conceptualizing Global Environmental Governance : Global Climate Governance and the notion of Economic Growth. BA/BSc thesis, BCE Nemzetközi, Politikai és Regionális Tanulmányok Intézet, Nemzetközi Kapcsolatok Tanszék. Szabadon elérhető változat / Unrestricted version:

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The problem stated in this research is that the scope of institutions and perspectives of Global Environmental Governance (GEG), is built on the premise for development by the incentives for economic growth, and that it potentially compromises progress under those incentives. Which makes it important to pose a question - How is the need for economic growth of the involved actors in Global Climate Governance, posed as a priority in the attempts to develop sustainable climate action? Arguably, the current literature on Global Environmental Governance, is less successful in bringing out the importance of understanding the mechanisms that placed the building blocks of the current governing system. Such as the incentives behind the formation of transnational networks; while addressing the issues posed throughout its establishment. Another observation is that the literature on linking the economic issues and environment, still has a lot to explore in terms of the need for economic growth as a link between Global Environmental Governance and economic globalisation. What comes as the only logical assumption for this insufficiency, is that the topic of GEG is large and seemingly undefined. Which is also an undeniable reason why most authors will choose to look into a more narrow perspective of GEG, such as Global Climate Governance. The articles and research chosen for this dissertation provide enough information for a concise interpretation of the mentioned subject. Including the ways towards the transnationalization of governance, and how it is related to Global Climate Governance; as well as the understanding of the nature of power in this approach. The purpose of this research is to explore and support the current work on GEG, by adding to the existing literature on the International Political Economy and Environment. For the sake of thorough understanding, the research outlines the interpretations of global governance, International Political Economy (IPE), and how together they translate into the GEG. It builds on the cornerstone interpretations of International Political economy, such as Susan Strange; with the paradigm shift catalyzed by Dennis Pirages as one of the memorable authors.

Item Type:BA/BSc thesis
Subjects:Environmental economics, environment protection
International relations
ID Code:14384
Specialisation:International Relations
Deposited On:06 Dec 2021 11:52
Last Modified:06 Dec 2021 11:52

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