Non-state actors in hybrid global climate governance:Justice, legitimacy, and effectiveness in a post-Paris era

Kuyper, Jonathan, Linnér, Björn-Ola and Schroeder, Heike (2018) Non-state actors in hybrid global climate governance:Justice, legitimacy, and effectiveness in a post-Paris era. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 9 (1). ISSN 1757-7780

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Abstract

In this article, we outline the multifaceted roles played by non‐state actors within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and place this within the wider landscape of global climate governance. In doing so, we look at both the formation and aftermath of the 2015 Paris Agreement. We argue that the Paris Agreement cements an architecture of hybrid multilateralism that enables and constrains non‐state actor participation in global climate governance. We flesh out the constitutive features of hybrid multilateralism, enumerate the multiple positions non‐state actors may employ under these conditions, and contend that non‐state actors will play an increasingly important role in the post‐Paris era. To substantiate these claims, we assess these shifts and ask how non‐state actors may affect the legitimacy, justice, and effectiveness of the Paris Agreement.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change governance,non-state actores,justice,legitimacy,effectiveness,sdg 13 - climate action ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/climate_action
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2018 16:30
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 02:07
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/66062
DOI: 10.1002/wcc.497

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