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Climate change science and policy /

by Schneider, Stephen Henry.
Publisher: Washington [DC] : Island Press, c2010Description: xx, 522 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781597265669 (cloth : alk. paper); 1597265667 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781597265676 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1597265675 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Government policy | Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects | Environmental policy -- International cooperation | Science and state
Contents:
John P. Holdren -- Climate change science overview / Michael D. Mastrandrea and Stephen H. Schneider ; Detection and attribution / Ben D. Santer and Tom M.L. Wigley ; Wild species and extinction / Terry L. Root and Elizabeth S. Goldsmith ; Ecosystems / Rik Leemans ; Marine ecosystems / Carol Turley ; Water / Peter H. Gleick ; Hurricanes / Judith A. Curry and Peter J. Webster ; Wildfires / Anthony L. Westerling ; Tropical forests of Amazonia / Philip M. Fearnside ; Global crop production and food security / David B. Lobell ; Human health / Kristie L. Ebi ; Unique and valued places / W. Neil Adger, Jon Barnett, and Heidi Ellemor -- Assessing economic impacts / Stéphane Hallegatte and Philippe Ambrosi ; Integrated assessment modeling / Hans-Martin Füssel and Michael D. Mastrandrea ; Risk, uncertainty, and assessing dangerous climate change / Stephen H. Schneider and Michael D. Mastrandrea ; Risk perceptions and behavior / Anthony Leiserowitz ; What is the economic cost of climate change? / Michael Hanemann ; Cost-efficiency and political feasibility / Christian Azar ; Carbon taxes, trading, and offsets / Danny Cullenward ; The cost of reducing CO₂ emissions / Christian Azar -- International treaties / M.J. Mace ; EU climate policy / Tom R. Burns in collaboration with Mikael Roman ; Population / Frederick A.B. Meyerson ; Inequalities and imbalances / Ambuj Sagar and Paul Baer ; Ethics, rights, and responsibilities / Paul Baer and Ambuj Sagar ; Developing country perspectives / Jayant Sathaye ; CDM and mitigation in developing countries / David Wolfowitz ; Measuring the clean development mechanism's performance and potential / Michael Wara ; Understanding the climate challenge in China / Joanna I. Lewis, Jeffrey Logan, and Michael B. Cummings ; Climate change and the new China / Paul G. Harris ; India / Ashok Gadgil and Sharachchandra Lélé ; Australia / Chris Hotham -- National policy / Armin Rosencranz and Russell Conklin ; Policy in California / Jason Mark and Amy Lynd Luers ; California's battle for clean cars / Fran Pavley ; U.S. state climate action / Joshua Bushinsky ; Policies to stimulate corporate action / Eileen Claussen, Vicki Arroyo, and Truman Semans ; Corporate initiatives / Paul Dickinson, James P. Hawley, and Andrew T. Williams ; Carbonundrums : the role of the media / Maxwell T. Boykoff ; Newspaper and television coverage / Aaron M. McCright and Rachael L. Shwom ; Media and public education / Dale Willman -- The road forward / Robert T. Watson and André R. Aquino ; Energy efficiency / Audrey B. Chang, Arthur H. Rosenfeld, and Patrick K. McAuliffe ; Renewable energy / Daniel M. Kammen ; Designing energy supply chains based on hydrogen / Whitney G. Colella ; Nuclear energy / Burton Richter ; Coal capture and storage / David Hawkins ; Tropical forests / Philip M. Fearnside ; Engineering the planet / David W. Keith. Impacts of climate change -- Policy analysis -- International considerations -- United States -- Mitigation options to reduce carbon emissions
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / John P. Holdren -- Impacts of climate change. Climate change science overview / Michael D. Mastrandrea and Stephen H. Schneider ; Detection and attribution / Ben D. Santer and Tom M.L. Wigley ; Wild species and extinction / Terry L. Root and Elizabeth S. Goldsmith ; Ecosystems / Rik Leemans ; Marine ecosystems / Carol Turley ; Water / Peter H. Gleick ; Hurricanes / Judith A. Curry and Peter J. Webster ; Wildfires / Anthony L. Westerling ; Tropical forests of Amazonia / Philip M. Fearnside ; Global crop production and food security / David B. Lobell ; Human health / Kristie L. Ebi ; Unique and valued places / W. Neil Adger, Jon Barnett, and Heidi Ellemor -- Policy analysis. Assessing economic impacts / Stéphane Hallegatte and Philippe Ambrosi ; Integrated assessment modeling / Hans-Martin Füssel and Michael D. Mastrandrea ; Risk, uncertainty, and assessing dangerous climate change / Stephen H. Schneider and Michael D. Mastrandrea ; Risk perceptions and behavior / Anthony Leiserowitz ; What is the economic cost of climate change? / Michael Hanemann ; Cost-efficiency and political feasibility / Christian Azar ; Carbon taxes, trading, and offsets / Danny Cullenward ; The cost of reducing CO₂ emissions / Christian Azar -- International considerations. International treaties / M.J. Mace ; EU climate policy / Tom R. Burns in collaboration with Mikael Roman ; Population / Frederick A.B. Meyerson ; Inequalities and imbalances / Ambuj Sagar and Paul Baer ; Ethics, rights, and responsibilities / Paul Baer and Ambuj Sagar ; Developing country perspectives / Jayant Sathaye ; CDM and mitigation in developing countries / David Wolfowitz ; Measuring the clean development mechanism's performance and potential / Michael Wara ; Understanding the climate challenge in China / Joanna I. Lewis, Jeffrey Logan, and Michael B. Cummings ; Climate change and the new China / Paul G. Harris ; India / Ashok Gadgil and Sharachchandra Lélé ; Australia / Chris Hotham -- United States. National policy / Armin Rosencranz and Russell Conklin ; Policy in California / Jason Mark and Amy Lynd Luers ; California's battle for clean cars / Fran Pavley ; U.S. state climate action / Joshua Bushinsky ; Policies to stimulate corporate action / Eileen Claussen, Vicki Arroyo, and Truman Semans ; Corporate initiatives / Paul Dickinson, James P. Hawley, and Andrew T. Williams ; Carbonundrums : the role of the media / Maxwell T. Boykoff ; Newspaper and television coverage / Aaron M. McCright and Rachael L. Shwom ; Media and public education / Dale Willman -- Mitigation options to reduce carbon emissions. The road forward / Robert T. Watson and André R. Aquino ; Energy efficiency / Audrey B. Chang, Arthur H. Rosenfeld, and Patrick K. McAuliffe ; Renewable energy / Daniel M. Kammen ; Designing energy supply chains based on hydrogen / Whitney G. Colella ; Nuclear energy / Burton Richter ; Coal capture and storage / David Hawkins ; Tropical forests / Philip M. Fearnside ; Engineering the planet / David W. Keith. Impacts of climate change -- Policy analysis -- International considerations -- United States -- Mitigation options to reduce carbon emissions

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