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Climate Change: A Question of Justice?

This special collection supports a massive open online course (MOOC) offered by the Interdisciplinary Distance Learning Programme in Environmental Sciences at Hagen University, Germany, produced in collaboration with the Department of Political Science at Lund University in Sweden. The MOOC focuses on social science perspectives on climate change, especially those dealing with aspects of climate justice. Articles are available for free through December 31, 2015.

Unit 1

Observed trends in Earth System behavior
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: May 21 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.36
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Sea level and climate: measurements and causes of changes
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Aug 17 2011
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.139
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History of the 2 ° C climate target
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 14 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.62
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Institutions and policy processes: the means to the ends of adaptation
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jan 29 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.29
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Adaptation and international climate policy
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Mar 18 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.212
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Are adaptation studies effective, and what can enhance their practical impact?
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Feb 14 2011
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.100
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Unit 2

A history of international climate change policy
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Sep 13 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.67
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The fragmentation of the global climate governance architecture
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Feb 23 2011
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.104
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Climate change and global justice
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Feb 01 2012
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.158
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Climate justice and the international regime
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: May 17 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.52
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Unit 3

Public–private partnerships in global climate governance
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Mar 12 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.38
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Governance traps in climate change politics: re‐framing the debate in terms of responsibilities and rights
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Sep 21 2015
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.356
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Unit 4

Carbon markets: a historical overview
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Feb 08 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.208
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The EU emissions trading scheme
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Dec 22 2009
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.17
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From environmental to climate justice: climate change and the discourse of environmental justice
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Feb 22 2014
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.275
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The ethics of emissions trading
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jun 14 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.222
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The future of emissions trading
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jun 27 2014
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.293
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The effects and side‐effects of the EU emissions trading scheme
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Apr 15 2014
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.283
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Unit 5

Farmers fighting climate change—from victims to agents in subsistence livelihoods
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Mar 29 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.44
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How can the current CDM deliver sustainable development?
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jun 22 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.57
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The ethics of carbon offsetting
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jan 28 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.207
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Governing the carbon offset market
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Apr 16 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.43
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Private‐sector responses to climate change in the Global South
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 23 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.240
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REDD+ governance
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jan 06 2012
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.155
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Unit 6

Climate–conflict research: some reflections on the way forward
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Feb 18 2015
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.336
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Climate change adaptation and peace
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 26 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.66
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Migration in the context of vulnerability and adaptation to climate change: insights from analogues
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: May 17 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.51
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Knowledge problems in climate change and security research
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: May 13 2015
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.346
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Energy security in a developing world
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Apr 21 2011
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.118
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Unit 7

Climate hazards and disasters: the need for capacity building
Advanced Review
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Sep 13 2010
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.77
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The politics of climate change in Germany: ambition versus lobby power
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jun 14 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.224
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Unit 8

How can urban centers adapt to climate change with ineffective or unrepresentative local governments?
Focus Article
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Jul 29 2011
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.136
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In praise of a green stimulus
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Nov 06 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.256
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Criticizing green stimulus
Opinion
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Nov 06 2013
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.257
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Behavioral dimensions of climate change: drivers, responses, barriers, and interventions
Overview
WIREs Climate Change
Published Online: Nov 03 2011
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.143
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