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Climate change as a transformation challenge : a new climate policy paradigm?

  • The Paris Agreement marks a milestone in international climate policy. Though, the positive appraisal was not unanimous. This article will argue that the Paris Agreement embraces a new paradigm. Climate change is no longer seen as a clear-cut environmental problem, nor as a developmental issue, but as a challenge to fundamentally transform global societies. While criticism through the lens of the former paradigms is worthwhile, the Paris Agreement should be acknowledged as a pacemaker for the transformation processes that lay ahead of us.

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Document Type:Peer-Reviewed Article
Author:Lukas HermwilleORCiDGND
URN (citable link):https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:bsz:wup4-opus-62761
DOI (citable link):https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.25.1.6
Year of Publication:2016
Source Title (English):Gaia
First Page:19
Last Page:22
Divisions:Energie-, Verkehrs- und Klimapolitik
Dewey Decimal Classification:320 Politik
Licence:License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung