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Climate Change and American Foreign Policy

Authors: Harris, Paul G.

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Climate change is the biggest challenge facing the world. The role played by the United States may determine our collective future. Newly availab.e in paperback, Climate change and American Foreign Policy examines the actors, institutions, and ideas shaping US policies and actions. Updated with a comprehensive preface by the editor, the book introduces the issue of climate change in the context of US foreign policy. It analyses policies and critically evaluates the US role. Chapters cover a full range of topics, including climate science, economics and regulation, domestic politics and nongovernmental organizations, the presidency and Congress, diplomacy and negotiations leading to international agreements on climate change, environmental regimes, and questions of responsibility and justice. The book concludes by looking at how international norms have influenced US climate change policies. Climate Change and American Foreign Policy will be of interest to everyone concerned about climate change, global environmental politics, US foreign policy, and international relations.

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Paul G. Harris is Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Politics and Modern History, London Guildhall University.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Climate Change and American Foreign Policy: An Introduction

    Pages 3-25

    Harris, Paul G.

  • Climate Change: Is the United States Sharing the Burden?

    Pages 29-49

    Harris, Paul G.

  • Upholding the “Island of High Modernity”: The Changing Climate of American Foreign Policy

    Pages 51-70

    Doran, Peter

  • Governing Climate Change Policy: From Scientific Obscurity to Foreign Policy Prominence

    Pages 73-87

    Park, Jacob

  • From the Inside Out: Domestic Influences on Global Environmental Policy

    Pages 89-109

    Harrison, Neil E.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Climate Change and American Foreign Policy
Authors
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights are restricted. Dual edition
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-62978-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-62978-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-312-23341-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 296
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