The Resource Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America, Barry G. Rabe, editor

Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America, Barry G. Rabe, editor

Label
Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America
Title
Greenhouse governance
Title remainder
addressing climate change in America
Statement of responsibility
Barry G. Rabe, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Examines national and international laws and institutions governing human-mediated climate change. Issues examined include public perceptions and economic effects of climate change and policies to mitigate it, renewable electricity standards, vehicle fuel economy standards, cap-and-trade regimes, carbon taxes, and the adaptation-versus-mitigation debate"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GE180
LC item number
.G742 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rabe, Barry George
  • Brookings Institution
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  • Environmental policy
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
Label
Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America, Barry G. Rabe, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- I. Framing the issue of climate governance -- 1. Introduction : the challenges of U.S. climate governance / Barry G. Rabe -- 2. American public opinion and climate change / Christopher P. Borick -- 3. Compensatory federalism / Martha Derthick -- 4. The politics of vertical diffusion : the states and climate change / Paul L. Posner -- II. Market and regulatory approaches to climate governance -- 5. The emerging revolution in emission trading policy / Leigh Raymond -- 6. The "impossible dream" of carbon taxes : is the "best answer" a political non-starter? / Barry G. Rabe -- 7. The long and winding road : automotive fuel economy and American politics / Pietro S. Nivola -- 8. Encouraging renewable electricity to promote climate change mitigation / Ian H. Rowlands -- 9. Adapting to climate change : problems and prospects / Marc Landy -- III. Are federal institutions up to the challenge of climate change? -- 10. Courts and climate policy : now and in the future / Kirsten H. Engel -- 11. Can Congress govern the climate? / Barry G. Rabe -- 12. Greenhouse regulation / how capable is EPA? / Walter Rosenbaum -- IV. Reconnecting the United States with the world -- 13. Re-engaging international climate governance : challenges and opportunities for the United States / Stacy D. VanDeveer and Hanrik Selin -- 14. Multilevel governance and transatlantic climate change politics / Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer -- Conclusion / Barry G. Rabe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 382 p.
Isbn
9780815703310
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100194 08
Other physical details
ill, map
System control number
(OCoLC)368050528
Label
Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America, Barry G. Rabe, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- I. Framing the issue of climate governance -- 1. Introduction : the challenges of U.S. climate governance / Barry G. Rabe -- 2. American public opinion and climate change / Christopher P. Borick -- 3. Compensatory federalism / Martha Derthick -- 4. The politics of vertical diffusion : the states and climate change / Paul L. Posner -- II. Market and regulatory approaches to climate governance -- 5. The emerging revolution in emission trading policy / Leigh Raymond -- 6. The "impossible dream" of carbon taxes : is the "best answer" a political non-starter? / Barry G. Rabe -- 7. The long and winding road : automotive fuel economy and American politics / Pietro S. Nivola -- 8. Encouraging renewable electricity to promote climate change mitigation / Ian H. Rowlands -- 9. Adapting to climate change : problems and prospects / Marc Landy -- III. Are federal institutions up to the challenge of climate change? -- 10. Courts and climate policy : now and in the future / Kirsten H. Engel -- 11. Can Congress govern the climate? / Barry G. Rabe -- 12. Greenhouse regulation / how capable is EPA? / Walter Rosenbaum -- IV. Reconnecting the United States with the world -- 13. Re-engaging international climate governance : challenges and opportunities for the United States / Stacy D. VanDeveer and Hanrik Selin -- 14. Multilevel governance and transatlantic climate change politics / Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer -- Conclusion / Barry G. Rabe
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 382 p.
Isbn
9780815703310
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20100194 08
Other physical details
ill, map
System control number
(OCoLC)368050528

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