Climate for Change: Non-State Actors and the Global Politics of the Greenhouse

Climate for Change: Non-State Actors and the Global Politics of the Greenhouse

by Peter Newell
     
 

Describes how non-state actors have shaped the international global warming debate, for researchers, policy-makers and students.See more details below

Overview

Describes how non-state actors have shaped the international global warming debate, for researchers, policy-makers and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521632508
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2011
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Politics in a warming world: introduction; 2. Existing approaches: problems and limitations; 3. Knowledge, frames and the scientific community; 4. Climate of opinion: the agenda-setting role of the mass media; 5. Climate for business: the political influence of the fossil fuel lobbies; 6. Climate for change: environmental NGOs; 7. Conclusion: states, NGOs and the future of global climate politics; Appendix A: list of abbreviations; Appendix B: chronology of the international response to the issue of climate change; References; Index.

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