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IDSA01H3 Study Guide - Final Guide: Climate Justice, Carbon Offset, Standard-Definition Television


Department
International Development Studies
Course Code
IDSA01H3
Professor
Leslie Chan
Study Guide
Final

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Climate Change and Inequality
ANTHROPOCENE
-Youtube: the human epoch trailer
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CITIES
CITIES MOST AT RISK:
-places with high sea level (rio de janeiro)
-urban poor
-low lying neighbourhoods
-elderly,sick and children
-indigenous populations and lands
-labourers
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND REFUGEES:
-impact of the war has exacerbated the impacts of climate change; led to increased violence and
displacement
-climate refugees are people displaced directly or indirectly by climate change
-no standard definition for them under international law
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT ON LIVELIHOODS
WHOS RESPONSIBLE:
SOLUTIONS-
-climate justice (interventions should target those who are responsible)
-tehcnoliogical soltuokns
-new urban agenda
-carbon taxes
-carbon offsets
CLIMATE CHANGE IS BAD WHY AREN'T WE DOING MORE TO STOP IT?
-whos responsible: who should be the ones to fix it
-world leaders: whos gonna take initiative to fix it
-economic obstacles (too expensive; destroying environment is profitable(want economic
growth))
-political (unpopular to tell people to consume less)
-over consumption (just hurting it more)
-who gets hurt more from climate change
-free riding (bystander effect)
-lack of importance (lack of awareness) here we are aware of it but other places and this is not
their number one priority
-lack of imagination
-helplessness (too big; better to avoid than face it)
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