GLOBAL WARMING, CLIMATOPOLITICS AND TRANSITION TO A CLIMATE JUSTICE-BASED DECISION MAKING PROCESS: CASE STUDY OF THE 2015 UNFCCC COP21 OF PARIS
A Social Science & Health project
After several decades of failling carbon trading system it is urgent more than ever to think the global warming fight in terms of climate justice and just transition. This research, based on the Paris COP 21, aims at studying mechanisms that non sovereign actors can put in place to foster a Justice-Based decision global making process whitin the UNFCCC
Kenfack Chrislain Eric
|Academic Institution:||University of Coimbra|
|Course:||PhD Democracy in the Twenty first century, 2013-2017|
|User Profile:||Kenfack Chrislain Eric|
What is your motivation for doing a PhD?
Why did you choose your research topic/title
- Publication of climate policy related scientific works - Participate in several field reseach on vulnerability in forest areas - Participation in several national and international projects - Participation in social gathering to force the goverment of Cameroon to take climate friendly decisions
What difference will this research make in your life and the lives of others?
Climate change has become a key societal challenge after the various alerts of the scientific community and IPCC, and the commonly noticeable climate variability and its effects. Despite the calls for urgent actions, global climate negotiations are still dominated by processes of commodification of nature, financialization of fighting mechanisms, and are exclusively carried out by State actors motivated by their national interests. Unfortunately, this regime has led to several, thus the necessity of re-thinking both the foundation of the current regime and the decision making process, and democratizing the climate debates, through the conception and implementation of more participatory dynamics.