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The Oxford handbook of climate change and society

Author: John S Dryzek; Richard B Norgaard; David Schlosberg
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Climate change presents perhaps the most profound challenge ever confronted by human society. This volume is a definitive analysis drawing on the best thinking on questions of how climate change affects human systems, and how societies can, do, and should respond. Key topics covered include the history of the issues, social and political reception of climate science, the denial of that science by individuals and  Read more...
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Oxford handbook of climate change and society.
Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(OCoLC)694395525
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John S Dryzek; Richard B Norgaard; David Schlosberg
ISBN: 9780191618574 0191618578 9780191735271 0191735272
OCLC Number: 747410637
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 727 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction --
pt. 2. The challenge and its history --
pt. 3. Science, society, and public opinion --
pt. 4. Social impacts --
pt. 5. Security --
pt. 6. Justice --
pt. 7. Publics and movements --
pt. 8. Government responses --
pt. 9. Policy instruments --
pt. 10. Producers and consumers --
pt. 11. Global governance --
pt. 12. Reconstruction.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Climate change and society
Responsibility: edited by John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard, and David Schlosberg.

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