Making a Global Plan for Climate Change
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations
March 29, 2016, Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA
Henrik Selin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of International Relations, Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies; Director of Curricular Innovation & Initiatives, Pardee School of Global Studies.
Henrik Selin's research focus is global and regional politics and policy on environment and sustainable development. In this discussion he explains the urgent need for a serious international commitment to deal with climate change and its impact on all nations. He assesses the recent Paris agreement and he explains why public engagement and pressure will be essential to establishing a viable climate policy.
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Recent articles by Henrik Selin:
- Yale Climate Connections Interview w/Henrik Selin on the Paris Negotiations
- The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
- The Biggest Sticking Point in the Paris Climate Talks: Money
- The Risk of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals: Too Many Goals, Too Little Focus
- Can the Paris Climate Talks Prevent a Planetary Strike-Out?
- The Climate Change Election
Dr. Selin has authored/co-edited several books: Global Governance of Hazardous Chemicals: Challenges of Multilevel Management (MIT Press), Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policy Making and Multilevel Governance (Co-editor w/Stacy VanDeveer, MIT Press) and Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics: Comparative and International Perspectives (Co-editor w/Miranda Schreurs and Stacy VanDeveer, Ashgate Press).