Great-power politics, order transition, and climate governance: insights from international relations theory

  title={Great-power politics, order transition, and climate governance: insights from international relations theory},
  author={Maximilian Terhalle and J. Depledge},
  journal={Climate Policy},
  pages={572 - 588}
  • Maximilian Terhalle, J. Depledge
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Climate Policy
  • The complex politics of climate change cannot be properly understood without reference to deeper geopolitical trends in the wider international system. Chief among these is the growing resurgence of ‘great-power politics’ between China and the US, along with failures of socialization and enmeshment into global governance structures in relation to these two powers. Traditional theoretical frameworks have failed to adequately account for these developments. Nonetheless, this current great-power… CONTINUE READING
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