environmental diplomacy

Mount Fuji from Mount Kita via Wikimedia Commons

Japan turned historical negatives into positive examples through corrective measures and bold initiatives guided by social accountability and justice.

Green globe image by jcomp via freepik.com

Season 2 of a podcast co-hosted by Nicholas J. Cull and Simon Anholt.

On the nation state’s viability in addressing climate change at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit. 

How does the EU's external environmental policy play out in the international sphere?

When Shadi Shiha arrived at the Israeli-Jordanian border and saw the armed Israeli soldiers and the Israeli flag, he almost turned around and went home. [...] That was almost a year ago. Shiha, who is also a serious break-dancer, spent two semesters at the Arava Institute at Kibbutz Ketura in southern Israel and he says it changed his world view.

Israeli companies leading the way in sustainability and innovation in their fields will be on show at Israel’s first ever corporate social responsibility (CSR) conference that will take place next week.[...] Israel has been named the world’s top innovator in the field of clean technologies by the Global Cleantech 100 Index. 

Environmental diplomacy is part of the overall process of mediation that unifies the diversity in actions and views of certain universal environmental norms and local environmental values. The issue of the environment has a transnational characteristic and it requires various solutions, norms and even joint schemes to overcome it.