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Climate change policy in the United States : the science, the politics, and the prospects for change

Author: Dianne Rahm
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This overview of global warming and its human causes examines the international agreements regarding climate change and the U.S. response to those agreements, as well as key provisions of the Kyoto Protocol, to explain the difficulties of any subsequent treaties. Framing the scientific debate against moral, ethical, and religious considerations, the book offers potential solutions"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rahm, Dianne.
Climate Change Policy in the United States : The Science, the Politics and the Prospects for Change.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne Rahm
ISBN: 9780786458011 0786458011
OCLC Number: 891146120
Description: 1 online resource (v, 220 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Climate change: an overview of the problem --
Climate change policy in the United States: from the framework convention to the Obama administration --
The challenge of the post-Kyoto accord --
Science and anti-science --
Morals, ethics, and religion in the policy debate --
Mechanisms for regulating U.S. greenhouse gas emissions --
Technological solutions --
Energy efficiency, conservation, demand side management, and other solutions.
Responsibility: Dianne Rahm.

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