Efficient Global Warming : Contradictions in Liberal Democratic Responses to Global Environmental Problems

  title={Efficient Global Warming : Contradictions in Liberal Democratic Responses to Global Environmental Problems},
  author={John Byrne and Soonil Yun},
As liberal democracies, what can the United States, Europe, and Japan be expected to embrace as “demo cratic” solutions to global environmental problems such as climate change? It is our argument that con tradictions in liberal democratic politics lead these states to advocate solutions that are nature-ascommodity oriented and that idealize the notion of “managed nature.” In the case of climate change, we specifically argue that liberal democracies can be expected to pursue a policy regime of… CONTINUE READING

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