Abstract

In this special issue of the Journal of Environment and Development, we present results from the research project Globalisation Informed by Sustainable Development (GLOBIS), 2009–2014, funded by the European Union Framework Programme 7. Starting from and focusing on international policies on agriculture, energy, innovation, migration, and transport at both European Union and global levels, the dual aim of the project was to critically analyze interactions between the three major processes and discourses of globalization, development, and sustainability while also identifying and commenting on synergies and conflicts between them.

GLOBIS is an Earth System Governance Affiliated Project.

Table of Contents

Olsson, Lennart, Jean-Charles Hourcade, and Jonathan Köhler (guest editors). 2013. “Sustainable Development in a Globalized World.” The Journal of Environment & Development 23(1), 3-14.

Jerneck, Anne. 2013. “Searching for a Mobilizing Narrative on Climate Change“. The Journal of Environment & Development 23(1), 15-40.

Brunelle, Thierry, Patrice Dumas, and François Souty. 2014. “The Impact of Globalization on Food and Agriculture: The Case of the Diet Convergence.” The Journal of Environment & Development 23(1), 41-65.

Köhler, Jonathan. 2013. “Globalization and Sustainable Development: Case Study on International Transport and Sustainable Development.” The Journal of Environment & Development 23(1), 66-100.

Waisman, Henri-David, Christophe Cassen, Meriem Hamdi-Chérif, Jean-Charles Hourcade. 2014. “Sustainability, Globalization, and the Energy Sector Europe in a Global Perspective.” The Journal of Environment & Development 23(1), 101-132.

Köhler, Jonathan, Rainer Walz, Frank Marscheider-Weidemann. 2014. “Eco-Innovation in NICs: Conditions for Export Success With an Application to Biofuels in Transport.” The Journal of Environment & Development 23(1), 133-159.

Bettini, Giovanni, Elina Andersson. 2014. “Sand Waves and Human Tides: Exploring Environmental Myths on Desertification and Climate-Induced Migration.” The Journal of Environment & Development 23(1), 160-185.

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