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Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Rebecca Pincus and Saleem H. Ali

Abstract

Climate change, economic pressures, and shifting geopolitical balances promise unprecedented challenges to the preservation of polar environments and the sustainability of Arctic communities. This volume brings together experts in the Arctic and Antarctic to approach questions about polar governance, environmental protection, and human rights from new perspectives. The emphasis is on cooperation, not conflict, and the use of creative means of diplomacy to build sustainable and adaptive governance structures that will permit the polar regions to survive the challenges of climate change. The fir ... More

Keywords: Arctic, Antarctic, polar, governance, diplomacy, sustainability, human rights, ecology, North

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780300205169
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300205169.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rebecca Pincus, editor
University of Vermont

Saleem H. Ali, editor

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Introduction A Cold Prelude to a Warming World

Saleem H. Ali and Rebecca Pincus

Epilogue

Rebecca Pincus