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Routledge handbook of climate change and society /

by Lever-Tracy, Constance.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010Description: xxx, 482 p. : ill., 1 map ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780415544764 (hardback); 0415544769 (hardback); 9780415544788 (pbk.); 0415544785 (pbk); 9780203876213 (ebook); 0203876210 (ebook).Other title: Handbook of climate change and society.Subject(s): Climatic changes | Global warming | Climatic changes -- Social aspects | Human beings -- Effect of climate on
Contents:
Copenhagen and after / Raymond Clémençon and Marcus Carson -- Climate change and society : an introduction / Constance Lever-Tracy and Barrie Pittock -- The science of climate change : knowledge, uncertainty and risk / Barrie Pittock -- Climate change : complexity and collaboration between the science / Ian Welsh -- Organisations and global warming / Charles Perrow -- Capitalism versus nature : eco-socialist approaches to the climate crisis / Dennis Soron -- Ecological economics : the impact of unsustainable growth / Philip Lawn -- Ecological economics : consumption drivers and impacts / Inge Røpke -- Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change / Robin Leichenko, Adelle Thomas and Mark Barnes -- Ecological rationality, disaster, and the environmental education of leaders / Raymond Murphy -- Case study : floods in Mumbai / Monalisa Chatterjee -- Public opinion : a cross-national view / Steven R. Brechin -- Media presentations of climate change / Maxwell T. Boykoff and Joe Smith -- Case study : climate change reporting in Time magazine / Ray Loi -- Constance Lever-Tracy -- Religion, worldview and climate change / Lee Levett-Olson -- Climate change denial : sources, actors and strategies / Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. McCright -- Crises and opportunities / Noel Tracy -- Alternative scenarios : varieties of capitalism / Constance Lever-Tracy -- Alternative scenarios : technological optimism or low energy futures / Terry Leahy -- Bio-fuels / Stephen Clarke, Dan Graiver and Sudirman Habibie -- The nuclear option / Lee Clarke -- Case study : agro-forestry in the Philippines / Lutgarda L. Tolentino ... [et al.] -- Public opposition to renewable energy / Claire Haggett -- Behavioural insights : motivating individual emissions cuts through communication / David Ockwell, Saffron O'Neill and Lorraine Whitmarsh -- Climate change and energy security in the European Union : from rhetoric to practice? / Karin Bäckstrand -- Case study : wind energy regulation in Germany and the UK / Shiufai Wong -- Tipping point : crossroads for US climate policy / Marcus Carson and Mikael Román -- China's emissions : dangers and responses / Bo Miao and Graeme Lang -- Justice and the politics of climate change / Derek Bell -- International law responses to climate change / Hossein Esmaeili -- Pushing past neo-liberalism : rethinking global climate change negotiations / Raymond Clémençon.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface : Copenhagen and after / Raymond Clémençon and Marcus Carson -- Climate change and society : an introduction / Constance Lever-Tracy and Barrie Pittock -- The science of climate change : knowledge, uncertainty and risk / Barrie Pittock -- Climate change : complexity and collaboration between the science / Ian Welsh -- Organisations and global warming / Charles Perrow -- Capitalism versus nature : eco-socialist approaches to the climate crisis / Dennis Soron -- Ecological economics : the impact of unsustainable growth / Philip Lawn -- Ecological economics : consumption drivers and impacts / Inge Røpke -- Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change / Robin Leichenko, Adelle Thomas and Mark Barnes -- Ecological rationality, disaster, and the environmental education of leaders / Raymond Murphy -- Case study : floods in Mumbai / Monalisa Chatterjee -- Public opinion : a cross-national view / Steven R. Brechin -- Media presentations of climate change / Maxwell T. Boykoff and Joe Smith -- Case study : climate change reporting in Time magazine / Ray Loi -- Postscript / Constance Lever-Tracy -- Religion, worldview and climate change / Lee Levett-Olson -- Climate change denial : sources, actors and strategies / Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. McCright -- Crises and opportunities / Noel Tracy -- Alternative scenarios : varieties of capitalism / Constance Lever-Tracy -- Alternative scenarios : technological optimism or low energy futures / Terry Leahy -- Bio-fuels / Stephen Clarke, Dan Graiver and Sudirman Habibie -- The nuclear option / Lee Clarke -- Case study : agro-forestry in the Philippines / Lutgarda L. Tolentino ... [et al.] -- Public opposition to renewable energy / Claire Haggett -- Behavioural insights : motivating individual emissions cuts through communication / David Ockwell, Saffron O'Neill and Lorraine Whitmarsh -- Climate change and energy security in the European Union : from rhetoric to practice? / Karin Bäckstrand -- Case study : wind energy regulation in Germany and the UK / Shiufai Wong -- Tipping point : crossroads for US climate policy / Marcus Carson and Mikael Román -- China's emissions : dangers and responses / Bo Miao and Graeme Lang -- Justice and the politics of climate change / Derek Bell -- International law responses to climate change / Hossein Esmaeili -- Pushing past neo-liberalism : rethinking global climate change negotiations / Raymond Clémençon.

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