Climate Change and American Foreign Policy / Edition 1

Climate Change and American Foreign Policy / Edition 1

by Paul G. Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312233418

ISBN-13: 9780312233419

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Climate Change and American Foreign Policy examines the actors, institutions, and ideas shaping US policy on climate change (global warming). The book begins by introducing the issue of climate change in the context of US foreign policy, before critically evaluating US policies and actions. It then analyzes the domestic and international politics of US

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Climate Change and American Foreign Policy examines the actors, institutions, and ideas shaping US policy on climate change (global warming). The book begins by introducing the issue of climate change in the context of US foreign policy, before critically evaluating US policies and actions. It then analyzes the domestic and international politics of US climate change policy, covering such issues as science, the presidency and Congress, nongovermental organizations, diplomacy, and the international negotiations leading to the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. The book concludes by looking at the role of international norms in shaping US climate change policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312233419
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(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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