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Climate change policy : a survey

Author: Stephen Henry Schneider; Armin Rosencranz; John O Niles
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2002.
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Annotation Questions surrounding the issue of climate change are evolving from "Is it happening?" to "What can be done about it?" The primary obstacles to addressing it at this point are not scientific but political and economic; nonetheless a quick resolution is unlikely.Ignorance and confusion surrounding the issue -- including a lack of understanding of climate science, its implications for the environment and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Climate change policy.
Washington, DC : Island Press, c2002
(DLC) 2002005344
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Henry Schneider; Armin Rosencranz; John O Niles
ISBN: 155963880X 9781559638807 1559638818 9781559638814 1417539496 9781417539499
OCLC Number: 613396013
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 563 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Understanding climate science / Richard Wolfson and Stephen H. Schneider --
Uncertainty and climate change policy / Stephen H. Schneider and Kristin Kuntz-Duriseti --
Regional impact assessment : a case study of California / Eleanor G. Turman --
International approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions / Lawrence H. Goulder and Brian M. Nadreau --
Designing global climate regulation / Jonathan Baert Wiener --
Carbon abatement with economic growth : a national strategy / Stephen Bernow ... [et al.] --
U.S. climate change policy / Armin Rosencranz --
Climate policy debate in the U.S. Congress / Kai S. Anderson --
Population and climate change policy / Frederick A.B. Meyerson --
Global climate change : a business perspective / Thomas G. Burns --
Activities implemented jointly / Reimund Schwarze --
Climate change and agriculture : mitigation options and potential / Holly L. Pearson --
Tropical forests and climate change / John O. Niles --
Southern perspective on curbing global climate change / Anil Agarwal --
Equity, greenhouse gas emissions, and global common resources / Paul Baer --
Renewable energy sources as a response to global climate concerns / John J. Berger --
Fuel cells, carbon sequestration, infrastructure, and the transition to a hydrogen economy / Michael B. Cummings --
Energy R & D and innovation : challenges and opportunities / Robert M. Margolis and Daniel M. Kammen --
Business capitalizing on energy transition opportunities / Orie L. Loucks --
Earth systems : engineering and management / Stephen H. Schneider --
Appendix A: Climate negotiation history / Leonie Haimson --
Appendix B: "Hot air" and "hot air" policies / Reimund Schwarze.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Armin Rosencranz, John O. Niles.
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