VOICE OF THE STUDENTS: HOW CAN THE EU TAKE THE GLOBAL LEAD ON TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE?
Costica Mihai (),
Alexandru Maxim () and
Constantin-Marius Apostoaie ()
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Costica Mihai: Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Alexandru Maxim: Researcher, CERNESIM Environmental Research Center, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Constantin-Marius Apostoaie: Researcher, CERNESIM Environmental Research Center, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
CES Working Papers, 2017, vol. 9(1), issue 1, 28-38
The EU has always been at the forefront of tackling environmental issues. This paper responds to the EU?s „call for action? towards addressing the issue of climate change – a key priority for the European Commission in the 2030 policy perspective. The topic is addressed through a focus group that seeks to identify and disseminate possible approaches through which the EU can leverage its international „actorness? in negotiating a straightforward and binding global agreement for action in climate change mitigation. The focus group involves a sample of students, beneficiaries of an environmentally focused Jean Monnet teaching module (TAG-EU). The diverse academic background of the students (coming from social, natural and exact sciences) provides a unique point of view in tackling this ardent issue and can bring valuable and interdisciplinary contributions to the discussion on climate change action.
Keywords: climate change; EU policy; environmental protection; interdisciplinary approach (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q54 Q58 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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