Climate Change Policy: A Survey (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Climate Change Policy: A Survey (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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ISBN-13: 9781597268424
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 08/01/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 584
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Stephen H. Schneider is professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Stanford University.


Armin Rosencranz is a consulting professor in the Department of Human Biology at Stanford University.


John O. Niles is a graduate student in energy and resources at the University of California at Berkeley.


In addition to the editors, contributors include Daniel Kammen, Jonathan Wiener, Frederick Meyerson, Lawrence Goulder, John Berger, Orie Loucks, Reimund Schwarze, Richard Wolfson, Anil Agrawal, and others.

Table of Contents

<p>Contents<br>Acknowledgments<br>Introduction<br>Part I. Science and Impacts<br>Chapter 1. Understanding Climate Science<br>Richard Wolfson and Stephen H. Schneider<br>Chapter 2. Uncertainty and Climate Change<br>Policy<br>Stephen H. Schneider and Kristin Kuntz-Duriseti<br>Chapter 3. Regional Impact Assessments: A Case<br>Study of California<br>Elenor G. Turman<br>Part II. Economic Analysis<br>Chapter 4. International Approaches to Reducing<br>Greenhouse Gas Emissions<br>Lawrence H. Goulder and Brian M. Nadreau<br>Chapter 5. Designing Global Climate<br>Regulation<br>Jonathan Baert Wiener<br>Chapter 6. Carbon Abatement with Economic<br>Growth: A National Strategy<br>Stephen Bernow, Alison Bailie, William Dougherty<br>Sivan Kartha, and Michael Lazarus<br>Part III. Policy Context<br>Chapter 7. U.S. Climate Change Policy<br>Armin Rosencranz<br>Chapter 8. The Climate Policy Debate in the U.S.<br>Congress<br>Kai S. Anderson<br>Chapter 9. Population and Climate Change<br>Policy<br>Frederick A. B. Meyerson<br>Chapter 10. Global Climate Change: A Business<br>Perspective<br>Thomas G. Burns<br>Chapter 11. Activities Implemented Jointly<br>Reimund Schwarze<br>Part IV. Forests and Agriculture<br>Chapter 12. Climate Change and Agriculture:<br>Mitigation Options and Potential<br>Holly L. Pearson<br>Chapter 13. Tropical Forest and Climate<br>Change<br>John O. Niles<br>Part V. Development and Equity<br>Chapter 14. A Southern Perspective on Curbing<br>Global Cilmate Change<br>Anil Agarwal<br>Chapter 15. Equity, Greenhouse Gas Emissions,<br>and Global Common Resources<br>Part VI. Energy Choices<br>Chapter 16. Renewable Energy Sources as a<br>Response to Global Climate<br>Concerns<br>John J. Berger<br>Chapter 17. Fuel Cells, Carbon Sequestration,<br>Infrastructure, and the Transition to a<br>Hydrogen Economy<br>Michael B. Cummings<br>Chapter 18. Energy R&D and Innovation:<br>Challenges and Opportunities<br>Robert M. Margolis and Daniel M. Kammen<br>Chapter 19. Business Capitalization on Energy<br>Transition Opportunities<br>Orie L. Loucks<br>Chapter 20. Earth Systems: Engineering and<br>Management<br>Stephen H. Schneider<br>Appendix A. Climate Negotiation History<br>Leonie Haimson<br>Appendix B. "Hot Air" and "Hot Air" Policies<br>Reimund Schwarze<br>Glossary<br>About the Contributors<br>Index

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