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The Politics of Climate Change

A European Perspective, 1st Edition

Edited by Jill Jager, Timothy O'Riordan

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416 pages

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The Politics of Climate Change provides a critical analysis of the political, moral and legal response to climate change in the midst of significant socio-economic policy shifts. Evolving from original EC commissioned research, this book examines how climate change was put on the policy agenda, with the evolution of the United Nations Framework Convention and subsequent Conference of Parties.

The international team of contributors devote in-depth chapters to:

* climate change policies of different nations

* reductions of greenhouse gas emmissions

* legal aspects of external competence and moral obligatons

* the political significance of the European experience within the wider global perspectives of America and Asia.

Table of Contents

Elizabeth Rowbotham, University of East Anglia Christiane Bauermann, Wuppertal Institute, Germany Alessandra Marchetti-Oberman, USA Helge Bergesen, Stavanger Konrad von Moltke, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire USA Dr Atiq Rahman, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies Nigel Haigh, London Anne Kristin Sydnes, The Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Lysaker, Norway Angela Liberatore, Commission of the European Communities, Brussels Susan Subak, Elizabeth Rowbotham and Andrew Jordan, University of East Anglia

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography