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Climate governance in the developing world

Author: David Held; Charles B Roger; Eva-Maria Nag
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since 2009, a diverse group of developing states that includes China, Brazil, Ethiopia and Costa Rica has been advancing unprecedented pledges to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, offering new, unexpected signs of climate leadership. Some scholars have gone so far as to argue that these targets are now even more ambitious than those put forward by their wealthier counterparts. But what really lies behind these new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Held; Charles B Roger; Eva-Maria Nag
ISBN: 1299830994 9781299830998 0745678742 9780745678740 9780745670478 0745670474
OCLC Number: 1285458203
Language Note: English.
Notes: Editors' introduction : climate governance in the developing world / David Held, Charles Roger and Eva-Maria Nag -- Part I. Asia. A green revolution : China's governance of energy and climate change / David Held, Charles Roger and Eva-Maria Nag -- The evolution of climate policy in India : poverty and global ambition in tension / Aaron Atteridge -- The dynamics of climate change governance in Indonesia / Budy P. Resosudarmo, Fitrian Ardiansyah and Lucestezza Napitupulu -- Low carbon green growth and climate change governance in South Korea / Jae-Seung Lee -- Part II. Americas. Discounting the future : the politics of climate change in Argentina / Matías Franchini and Eduardo Viola -- Controlling the Amazon : Brazil's evolving response to climate change / David Held, Charles Roger and Eva-Maria Nag -- Making 'peace with nature' : Costa Rica's campaign for climate neutrality / Robert Fletcher -- A climate leader? : the politics and practice of climate governance in Mexico / Simone Pulver -- Part III. Africa. Resources and revenues : the political economy of climate initiatives in Egypt / Jeannie Sowers -- Ethiopia's path to a climate-resilient green economy / David Held, Charles Roger and Eva-Maria Nag -- Dt Reducing climate change vulnerability in Mozambique : from policy to practice / Angus Hervey and Jessica Blythe -- Reaching the crossroads : the development of climate governance in South Africa / Lesley Masters.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 284 pages : illustrations)
Contents: pt. I. Asia --
pt. II. Americas --
pt. III. Africa.
Responsibility: edited by David Held, Charles Roger and Eva-Maria Nag.

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Since 2009, a diverse group of developing states that includes China, Brazil, Ethiopia and Costa Rica has been advancing unprecedented pledges to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, offering new,  Read more...

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?A well-informed and thorough account of how [developing] nations are managing their climate change policies?edited by David Held, Charles Roger, and Eva-Maria Nag?offers a helpful look at how these Read more...

 
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