It is important not to over-react to the news that Donald Trump wishes to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement and seek to renegotiate a ‘fairer deal’ for America. The wailing and grieving around the media that has accompanied yesterday’s announcement is exactly the sort of reaction that Trump is seeking to provoke. It […]
Given what has gone before, the Paris Agreement on climate change is certainly an impressive achievement of international negotiation. But what countries will be signing-up to, should they ratify it, is hardly going to reduce the challenges of dealing with a changing climate. And it has very little to contribute to addressing the chronic deficiencies […]
(23 November) NEW Book chapter. ‘Knowledge pluralism‘ has now been published as Chapter 49 in Backstrand,K. and Lovbrand,E. (2015) Research Handbook on Climate Governance Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 630pp.
(6 November) NEW papers now published. The following four papers are now all published on-line: Turnhout,E., Dewulf,A. and Hulme,M. (2016) ‘What does policy-relevant global environmental knowledge do? The cases of climate and biodiversity‘ Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 18, 65-72; Hulme,M. (2015) ‘Finding the message of the Pope’s Encyclical‘ Environment 57(6), 16-19; Hulme,M. (2015) ‘Changing […]