Essay about Global Warming And Global Environmental Politics

1222 Words Apr 21st, 2016 5 Pages
Global environmental politics is a moderately new field of study within the international community that originated in the early 1970’s and focuses on the interaction of humans and the environment. It has seen significant growth since its inception largely due to the rising worry about environmental issues and the effects of climate change. This paper will respond to the central problem facing global environmental politics to the extent of such problems like global warming, the hole in the ozone layer, the loss of biodiversity, and many other transnational environmental issues. This paper will also address that the effectiveness of global politics related to environmental challenges are hindered by the complexity and differing perspectives of the concept of “global governance”. Global environmental politics are multifaceted and multilayered, involve many actors, and demand effective policy at both the state and global level in order to prove effective. At a international level there has always been a failure to generate a sound and effective framework for managing global climate change and at state level solutions have been relatively weak and struggle to withstand the normal push and pull of bipartisan politics. Environmental concerns are inherently global concerns because of the interconnectedness of the earth’s environmental systems and communities. Problems such as climate change, rising sea levels, desertification, pollution and species extinction affect people in all…

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