Climate change governance in the Atlantic Basin: the cases of the United States, the European Union, and Brazil

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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of climate politics and policies in the US, the EU, and Brazil from 1992 to the present day. It analyzes the historical low level of climate change mitigation commitment of the US and Brazil, and the drivers behind the EU’s long-standing activism in global climate governance, reflecting on the challenges that the three economies face in transitioning to low carbon development.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEvolving Human Security Challenges in the Atlantic Space
EditorsNuno Severiano Teixeira, Daniel Marcos
PublisherBrookings Institution Press
Chapter10
Pages207-235
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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    Pereira, J. C. (2019). Climate change governance in the Atlantic Basin: the cases of the United States, the European Union, and Brazil. In N. S. Teixeira, & D. Marcos (Eds.), Evolving Human Security Challenges in the Atlantic Space (pp. 207-235). Brookings Institution Press.