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Greenhouse governance : addressing climate change in America / Barry G. Rabe, editor
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  GE180 .G743 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Environmental policy -- United States
Climatic changes -- Government policy -- United States
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric -- Government policy -- United States
Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Greenhouse gases -- Government policy -- United States
Physical Description viii, 382 p. : ill, map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: the challenges of U.S. climate governance / Barry G. Rabe -- American public opinion and climate change / Christopher P. Borick -- Compensatory federalism / Martha Derthick -- The politics of vertical diffusion: the states and climate change / Paul L. Posner -- The emerging revolution in emission trading policy / Leigh Raymond -- The "impossible dream" of carbon taxes: is the "best answer" a political non-starter? / Barry G. Rabe -- The long and winding road: automotive fuel economy and American politics / Pietro S. Nivola -- Encouraging renewable electricity to promote climate change mitigation / Ian H. Rowlands -- Adapting to climate change: problems and prospects / Marc Landy -- Courts and climate policy: now and in the future / Kirsten H. Engel -- Can Congress govern the climate? / Barry G. Rabe -- Greenhouse regulation: how capable is EPA? / Walter Rosenbaum -- Re-engaging international climate governance: challenges and opportunities for the United States / Stacy D. VanDeveer and Hanrik Selin -- Multilevel governance and transatlantic climate change politics / Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer
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
Alternate Author Rabe, Barry George, 1957-
Brookings Institution

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