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Product Description: The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of global policy on climate and the environment. It combines the strengths of an interdisciplinary team of experts from around the world to explore current debates and the latest thinking in the search for global environmental solutions...read more

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9780470673249 | Blackwell Pub, May 13, 2013, cover price $200.95

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9781119250371 | Blackwell Pub, August 22, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of global policy on climate and the environment.

Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped with a common interpretive tool-kit, the authors examine different issue-areas and excavate the contours of an overall pattern – the depoliticisation of climate governance. It is this concept which represents the overarching theme connecting the different contributions, addressing issues such as how the securitization of climate change conceals its socio-economic roots; how highly political decisions and value-judgements are couched in the terms of science; how the reframing of climate change as a matter of economic calculation and investment narrows the scope of political action; and how the prevailing concentration on technological solutions to climate change turns it into a mere administrative issue to be tackled by experts. Highlighting the depoliticisation of highly political issues provides a means to bring the political back into one of the most important issue areas of 21st century world politics. The editors have assembled a series of 14 interpretive inquiries into discourses of global climate governance which aim to flesh out an interpretive methodology, demonstrating the value it offers to those seeking to achieve a better understanding of global climate governance. This work will be of great interest to students and scholars of environmental politics, political theory and climate change.
By Chris Methmann (editor), Delf Rothe (editor) and Benjamin Stephan (editor)

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9780415521888 | Routledge, May 24, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century.

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9781138909304, titled "Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance: (De)constructing the greenhouse" | Routledge, February 27, 2015, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world’s temperature. He suggests that rather than focusing on ineffective solutions that will cost us trillions of dollars over the coming decades, we should be looking for smarter, more cost-effective approaches (such as massively increasing our commitment to green energy R&D) that will allow us to deal not only with climate change but also with other pressing global concerns, such as malaria and HIV/AIDS...read more

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9780307266927 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 4, 2007), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Argues that many of the elaborate actions being considered to stop global warming are too costly and will have little impact, and suggests that society's focus should be on such immediate concerns as fighting HIV/AIDS and maintaining a fresh water supply.

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9780307741103 | Mti edition (Vintage Books, October 26, 2010), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world’s temperature.
9780307386526 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 12, 2008), cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Most scientists agree that global warming is a serious threat, and that human beings contribute to it by burning carbon-containing fuels such as oil and coal; and the international community has moved to limit carbon emissions. This book discusses the debate about whether and how our government should act to protect the Earth's climate...read more
By Alan Marzilli (editor)

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9781604133325 | Chelsea House Pub, March 1, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Most scientists agree that global warming is a serious threat, and that human beings contribute to it by burning carbon-containing fuels such as oil and coal; and the international community has moved to limit carbon emissions.

'Discusses the causes and effects of global climate change, as well as possible solutions to the problem'--Provided by publisher.
By George Monbiot and Matthew Prescott (contributor)

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9780896087798 | South End Pr, May 1, 2007, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: 'Discusses the causes and effects of global climate change, as well as possible solutions to the problem'--Provided by publisher.

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9780896087873 | Reprint edition (South End Pr, March 1, 2009), cover price $18.00 | also contains Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning

By Bill McKibben (foreword by)

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9781603580052 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, April 15, 2008, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authorityClimate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planet's limits...read more

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9780312352066 | Reprint edition (Griffin, March 4, 2008), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: An outstanding overview on global warming---and what we can do about it---from a distinguished world-class authorityClimate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planet's limits.

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Product Description: Climate and weather patterns, and their changes over time, can be nearly impossible to predict. Yet thousands of political, social, and societal decisions have been made with the assumption that global climate change can be foretold...read more

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9781552639467, titled "Taken by Storm: The Troubled Science, Policy, and Politics of Global Warming" | Revised edition (Key Porter Books, May 28, 2008), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Climate and weather patterns, and their changes over time, can be nearly impossible to predict.

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Product Description: "Global Warming: The Answer" takes as given that global warming is man-made and occurring with increasingly adverse effects. After a brief review of the carbon cycle (and how man is disturbing it), the book argues that global warming is an economic problem: Given the right prices, technical solutions will follow...read more

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9781434345080 | Authorhouse, November 30, 2007, cover price $14.49 | About this edition: "Global Warming: The Answer" takes as given that global warming is man-made and occurring with increasingly adverse effects.

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Product Description: An outstanding overview on global warming--and what we can do about it--from a distinguished world-class authority Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planet's limits...read more

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9780786296705 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 18, 2007), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: An outstanding overview on global warming--and what we can do about it--from a distinguished world-class authority Climate change is the single biggest problem that humankind has ever had to face, as we continue with lifestyles that are way beyond the planet's limits.
9780312353551 | Thomas Dunne Books, April 3, 2007, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: An environmental survey that reveals how everyday people can make positive differences, the role that technology will play in saving the planet, and the importance of global carbon rationing.

Miscellaneous:

9781429988124 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr Thomas Dunne Books, April 17, 2007), cover price $10.99

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Product Description: Aimed at the increasing number of policy-makers, stakeholders, researchers, and other professionals working on climate change, this volume presents a detailed description and analysis of the international regime established in 1992 to combat the threat of global climate change...read more

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9780521840897 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2005, cover price $264.99 | About this edition: Aimed at the increasing number of policy-makers, stakeholders, researchers, and other professionals working on climate change, this volume presents a detailed description and analysis of the international regime established in 1992 to combat the threat of global climate change.

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9780521600590 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2005, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Aimed at the increasing number of policy-makers, stakeholders, researchers, and other professionals working on climate change, this volume presents a detailed description and analysis of the international regime established in 1992 to combat the threat of global climate change.

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Product Description: Even as the evidence of global warming mounts, the international response to this serious threat is coming unraveled. The United States has formally withdrawn from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol; other key nations are facing difficulty in meeting their Kyoto commitments; and developing countries face no limit on their emissions of the gases that cause global warming...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691088709 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 26, 2001, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Even as the evidence of global warming mounts, the international response to this serious threat is coming unraveled.

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Product Description: In their pursuit of policies to combat global warming, countries will find that they may also receive additional benefits which are not directly associated with the primary aim. These ancillary benefits are likely to include, for example, a reduction in pollution as a result of carbon containment policies...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781840649970 | Edward Elgar Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $127.00 | About this edition: In their pursuit of policies to combat global warming, countries will find that they may also receive additional benefits which are not directly associated with the primary aim.

How can democracy facilitate an effective response to the problem of global warming? Barry Holden discusses this question from two perspectives. First he looks at the suitability in principle of democratic decision-making for generating responses to the problem: to what extent is popular decision making a viable method of dealing with the complex matter of global warming? Second, he looks at the issue of whether, or to what extent, democracy can exist on a supranational scale, since according to received ideas, democracy occurs only within states and has not been thought applicable to the international realm. Emerging ideas and practices of transnational or global democracy have begun to challenge this perception. Holden looks at the role of global democracy in helping to overcome the crucial difficulty of generating, in a world of individual sovereign states, the collective global response that the global warming problem requires.Democracy and Global Warming will engage and challenge readers with interests in democratic political theory and those concerned with environmental issues and threats. (view table of contents)

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9780826450715 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, August 1, 2002, cover price $150.00

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9780826450708 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 1, 2002, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: How can democracy facilitate an effective response to the problem of global warming?

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Product Description: Today's "extreme weather events" (record-breaking heat waves, droughts, and melting ice caps) foreshadow an increasingly unstable and dire future. Yet, despite all, the US government continues to reject the Kyoto Protocol, to deny the catastrophic consequences of oil dependency, and to define the politics of oil as the politics of U...read more

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9781583224779 | Seven Stories Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Today's "extreme weather events" (record-breaking heat waves, droughts, and melting ice caps) foreshadow an increasingly unstable and dire future.

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Offers an inside look at the politics and science surrounding global warming; efforts by the oil, gas, and automobile industries to refute environmental research findings; and international attempts to pass environmental legislation. (view table of contents)

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9780415931014 | Routledge, April 1, 2001, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Offers an inside look at the politics and science surrounding global warming; efforts by the oil, gas, and automobile industries to refute environmental research findings; and international attempts to pass environmental legislation.

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9780415931021 | Routledge, April 1, 2001, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Offers an inside look at the politics and science surrounding global warming; efforts by the oil, gas, and automobile industries to refute environmental research findings; and international attempts to pass environmental legislation.

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Product Description: Robert Mendelsohn contends that the results of recent research on the impacts of climate change dramatically weaken the case for expensive, near-term abatement programs.

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9780844771328 | Aei Pr, August 1, 1999, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Robert Mendelsohn contends that the results of recent research on the impacts of climate change dramatically weaken the case for expensive, near-term abatement programs.

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Product Description: This book not only brings home the imminence of climate change but also examines the campaign of deception by big coal and big oil that is keeping the issue off the public agenda. It examines the various arenas in which the battle for control of the issue is being fought--a battle with surprising political alliances and relentless obstructionism...read more

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9780738200255 | Upd sub edition (Basic Books, September 21, 1998), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This book not only brings home the imminence of climate change but also examines the campaign of deception by big coal and big oil that is keeping the issue off the public agenda.

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Argues that the oil and coal industries are downplaying the effect of global warming and offers a look at the possible consequences on the planet if current scientific findings are ignored (view table of contents)

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9780201132953 | Perseus Books, April 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Argues that the oil and coal industries are downplaying the effect of global warming and offers a look at the possible consequences on the planet if current scientific findings are ignored

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Product Description: Global warming has surfaced as the political issue of the nineties. Most of the world's climate scientists concur that global warming has become an undeniable reality, over 60% of Americans believe that it is something to worry about, and more than 70% think that the United States should take a leading role in combating this challenge to the environment...read more
By Jeremy Leggett (editor)

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9780192861191 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 20, 1990, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Global warming has surfaced as the political issue of the nineties.

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Product Description: From the 1989 global warming session of the Institute for Resource Management.
By Terrell J. Minger (editor)

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9780880012584 | Ecco Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From the 1989 global warming session of the Institute for Resource Management.

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