Climate Policy in Global and Local Aspects
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Architektury, Politechnika Wrocławska, Poland
Submission date: 2024-01-31
Final revision date: 2024-04-06
Acceptance date: 2024-04-11
Online publication date: 2024-05-06
Publication date: 2024-05-06
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Architektury, Politechnika Wrocławska, Poland
Civil and Environmental Engineering Reports 2024;34(2):1-21
A review article summarising the current state of knowledge and suggesting directions for further research. It is part of a wider review aimed at assessing the effectiveness of climate change policies. The main difficulties considered in the article include the problems of environmental management and strategies for building resilience to climate change induced stress. The issues analysed in the article concern selected problems in the implementation of climate policy at global, regional and local levels. It was found that, under certain conditions, the effects of the measures taken can be counterproductive. The effectiveness and rationality of climate policy was also analysed from an economic perspective. The aim of the article was achieved on the basis of a review of domestic and foreign literature and documents on the subject, as well as a comparative analysis. The study covered selected issues that, in the author's opinion, should be taken into account when adapting the climate policy formulated at world summits to local conditions. This adaptation should include not only solutions but also targets. In conclusion, the author points out that the evaluation of the effectiveness of climate policy should be carried out at the local level and should include social and economic issues in addition to environmental ones, and should be accompanied by a balance of losses and benefits.
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