Global Climate Change and U.S. Law / Edition 1

Global Climate Change and U.S. Law / Edition 1

by Michael B. Gerrard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1590318161

ISBN-13: 9781590318164

Pub. Date: 09/25/2007

Publisher: American Bar Association

This comprehensive, current examination of U.S. law as it relates to global climate change begins with a summary of the factual and scientific background of climate change based on governmental statistics and other official sources. Subsequent chapters address the international and national frameworks of climate change law, including the Kyoto Protocol, state

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This comprehensive, current examination of U.S. law as it relates to global climate change begins with a summary of the factual and scientific background of climate change based on governmental statistics and other official sources. Subsequent chapters address the international and national frameworks of climate change law, including the Kyoto Protocol, state programs affected in the absence of a mandatory federal program, issues of disclosure and corporate governance, and the insurance industry. Also covered are the legal aspects of other efforts, including voluntary programs, emissions trading programs, and carbon sequestration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590318164
Publisher:
American Bar Association
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

SUMMARY TABLE OF CONTENTS AND AUTHORS
PART I: OVERVIEW AND CONTEXT
Chapter 1. Introduction and Overview – Michael B. Gerrard
Chapter 2. The International Climate Regime – Kyle Danish
PART II: U.S. FEDERAL REGULATION AND LITIGATION
Chapter 3. Evolution of U.S. Climate Policy – John C. Dernbach and Robert Altenburg
Chapter 4. Clean Air Regulation – Jonathan Martel, Christopher Jaros, Zachary Fayne, and Shailesh Sahay
Chapter 5. Environmental Impact Review – Paul Weiland, Robert Horton, and Erik Beck
Chapter 6. Endangered Species Act – Dave Owen
Chapter 7. Corporate Disclosure Considerations Related to Climate Change – Matthew Morreale
Chapter 8. Civil Remedies – Emily Hammond and David L. Markell
PART III: REGIONAL, STATE, AND LOCAL ACTIONS
Chapter 9. Regional Initiatives to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Eleanor Stein
Chapter 10. State Initiatives – David R. Hodas
Chapter 11. Cap-and-Trade – Lesley K. McAllister
Chapter 12. Local Initiatives – J. Kevin Healy and L. Margaret Barry
PART IV: ENERGY REGULATION
Chapter 13. Electricity Background and Trends – Jim Rossi and Thomas Hutton
Chapter 14. Electric Power Generation Fuels – David B. Spence and Emily Hammond
Chapter 15. Transportation and Land Use – John R. Nolon
PART V: THE NEXT LEGAL FRONTIERS
Chapter 16. Transportation Fuels – Brent Yacobucci
Chapter 17. Carbon Capture and Sequestration – Wendy B. Jacobs
Chapter 18. Water and Climate Change – Robert W. Adler and John C. Ruple
Chapter 19. Agriculture and Forestry – Blake Hudson
Chapter 20. Climate Adaptation Law – J.B. Ruhl
Chapter 21. Geoengineering – Albert C. Lin
Chapter 22. Addressing Climate Change through Nonclimate International Instruments – David Hunter and Chris Wold
Chapter 23. U.S. Climate Change Law and Policy: Possible Paths Forward – Jody Freeman and Kate Konschnik
Table of Cases
Index

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