Climate Change and American Foreign Policy / Edition 1

Climate Change and American Foreign Policy / Edition 1

by P. Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312233418

ISBN-13: 9780312233419

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

Climate change is the biggest challenge facing the world. The role played by the United States may determine our collective future. Newly availab.e in paperback, Climate change and American Foreign Policy examines the actors, institutions, and ideas shaping US policies and actions. Updated with a comprehensive preface by the editor, the book introduces the issue of

Overview

Climate change is the biggest challenge facing the world. The role played by the United States may determine our collective future. Newly availab.e in paperback, Climate change and American Foreign Policy examines the actors, institutions, and ideas shaping US policies and actions. Updated with a comprehensive preface by the editor, the book introduces the issue of climate change in the context of US foreign policy. It analyses policies and critically evaluates the US role. Chapters cover a full range of topics, including climate science, economics and regulation, domestic politics and nongovernmental organizations, the presidency and Congress, diplomacy and negotiations leading to international agreements on climate change, environmental regimes, and questions of responsibility and justice. The book concludes by looking at how international norms have influenced US climate change policies. Climate Change and American Foreign Policy will be of interest to everyone concerned about climate change, global environmental politics, US foreign policy, and international relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312233419
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
1st ed. 2090
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Climate Change and Foreign Policy: An Introduction--Paul G. Harris
Critiquing US Climate Change Policy
• Climate Change: Is the United States Sharing the Burden?--Paul G. Harris
• Upholding the “Island of High Modernity”: The Changing Climate of American Foreign Policy--Peter Doran
Politics of US Climate Change Policy
• Governing Climate Change Policy: From Scientific Obscurity to Foreign Policy Prominence--Jacob Park
• From the Inside Out: Domestic Influences on Global Environmental Policy--Neil Harrison
• Congress and the Politics of Climate Change--Gary Bryner
• Regulation Theory and Climate Change Policy--Andreas Missbach
• International Policy Instrument Prominence in the Climate Change Debate--Karen Fisher-Vanden
• Regime Effictiveness, Joint Implementation and Climate Change Policy--Jorge Antunes
International Norms and US Climate Change Policy
• The United States and the Evolution of International Climate Change Norms--Michele M. Betsill
• International Norms of Responsibility and US Climate Change Policy--Paul G. Harris

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