Twinning: Partnerships between European and Chinese NGOs - Social & Environmental Justice - Climate Change & Low Carbon Development

Sausmikat, Nora ; Gebauer, Inga

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Throughout 2015, we have witnessed turmoil in various places around the world. In the EU, the refugee crisis became the predominant challenge, sparking debate on how best to handle the influx of people and dividing member states. In China, the deadly explosion of a warehouse container storing highly toxic substances in the port of Tianjin cost the lives of more than 100 people. It also created an environmental catastrophe that raised questions about corporate responsibility in the production and storage of chemical substances, the effect of these substances on human health and their ramifications for air, soil and water pollution. These events and developments occurred on top of lingering issues already impacting our world: environmental degradation, climate change, excessive consumption, social injustice and the rise of populist sentiment.

Document type: Article
Publisher: Stiftung Asienhaus
Place of Publication: Köln
Date: 2016
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2018
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Keywords: China, Europäische Union, Klimaänderung
Uncontrolled Keywords: China, Europäische Union, Klimaänderung, Nichtstaatliche Organisation, Zivilgesellschaft / China, European Union, Climate Change, Non-Government Organization, Civil Society
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: China
other countries
Collection: Broschüren / Stiftung Asienhaus und philippinenbüro e.V.
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