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Thinking Through the Climate Change Challenge

Robert Hahn and Alistair Ulph

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is common agreement that climate change presents a serious threat to the planet. In this chapter, we provide an introduction to the climate change problem and summarize the main findings of the ... More


Global Warming Politics: The EU, China, and Climate Change

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

One of the new issues in EU-China affairs is climate change. Although both sides are active players in multilateral climate negotiations and have committed themselves to emissions reductions and ... More


Climate policy and the social investment approach: towards a European model for sustainable development

Lena Sommestad (ed.)

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter tests the idea of connecting climate policies and the social investment approach in order to elaborate a European Model for Sustainable Development. It argues that the success of EU ... More


The Domestic Politics model

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyses the accuracy of the Domestic Politics (DP) model in accounting for the differences in climate change strategies adopted by the oil companies in this study. It explains that the ... More


Climate Debt, White Privilege, and Christian Ethics as Political Theology

Cynthia D. Moe-Lobeda

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Few of Earth’s goods are more deeply common goods serving the common good(s) than the Earth’s atmosphere. We human creatures—as all creatures—hold in common our need for it. Jeopardizing it puts all ... More


Conclusions: Europe's Lessons from Carbon‐Energy Taxation

Mikael Skou Andersen and Paul Ekins

in Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

In this chapter we provide an overview and interpretation of findings presented in this volume, while placing them in the context of the wider climate policy debate. We revisit the competitiveness ... More


Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Jon Skjaerseth and Tora Skodvin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Multinational corporations are not merely the problem in environmental concerns, but could also be part of the solution. The oil industry and climate change provide the clearest example of how the ... More


Chinese Climate Policy: Domestic Priorities, Foreign Policy, and Emerging Implementation

Gørild Heggelund, Steinar Andresen, and Inga Fritzen Buan

in Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014267
eISBN:
9780262289481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014267.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter focuses on the climate policy of China. Chinese climate policies are linked to its economic policy, particularly its energy policy. The three main determinants that are decisive for ... More


Climate Leadership in Northeast North America

Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer

in Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines climate change measures in the Northeast North America. It seeks to uncover how regional institutions and policy networks, along with the public, private, and civil society ... More


Diplomacy, responsibility and China’s climate change policy

Paul G. Harris

in China's responsibility for climate change: Ethics, fairness and environmental policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428134
eISBN:
9781447301844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428134.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

With the increasingly central role of China very much in mind, this book aims to assess how China's longstanding concerns about international fairness and justice can be squared against the pressing ... More


Epilogue: after the Kyoto conference

Shizuka Oshitani

in Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The adoption of the Kyoto Protocol in December 1997 brought global warming politics to the next stage. With legally binding reduction targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions allocated to developed ... More


Interests, institutions and global warming

Shizuka Oshitani

in Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Since 1988, Japan and Britain have responded to the common threat of global warming. Both countries voluntarily established a policy to tackle the problem before the adoption of the United Nations ... More


Second-Generation Climate Policies in the States: Proliferation, Diffusion, and Regionalization

Barry G. Rabe

in Changing Climates in North American Politics: Institutions, Policymaking, and Multilevel Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012997
eISBN:
9780262259170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012997.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter investigates the trends in state climate policy formation and implementation in the United States. The policies include the following developments: greenhouse gas mitigation policy ... More


Europe and the United States: Market Coordination through Contrasting Discourses of Security, Leadership, and Economic Opportunity

Janelle Knox-Hayes

in The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

Chapter 4 examines early adaptations of the markets in Europe and the United States. In the case of the United States, analysis focuses on the federal level and on California as a large state that ... More


Principles or Pathways? Improving the Contribution of Philosophical Ethics to Climate Policy

Martin Kowarsch and Ottmar Edenhofer

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

How can philosophical ethics inform conflict-riddled climate policy debates? From the perspective of Deweyan pragmatism, climate ethics should go beyond discussing abstract ethical principles ... More


Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain: Interactions Between Institutions and Issue Characteristics

Shizuka Oshitani

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069383
eISBN:
9781781701546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069383.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book attempts a systematic comparison of Japanese and British climate policy and politics. Focusing on institutional contrasts between Japan and Britain in terms of corporatist or pluralist ... More


A Perfect Moral Storm

Stephen M. Gardiner

in A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195379440
eISBN:
9780199897100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379440.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter provides a detailed introduction to the metaphor of the perfect moral storm and its application to climate change. It sketches each of the main elements of the storm ‐ its global, ... More


Mind the Rate! Why the Rate of Global Climate Change Matters, and How Much

Philippe Ambrosi

in The Design of Climate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter evaluates the effect of a constraint on the rate of temperature change for the determination of policies. It proposes a climate policy assessment within a cost-efficiency framework using ... More


Voluntary Approaches and Formal Regulation: Climate Change and Canada’s Energy Sector

Alastair R. Lucas and Veronica Potes

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the late 1990s, voluntary initiatives and particularly the Voluntary Challenge and Registry Program (VCR), were thought to be preferred instruments for implementing Canada's commitments under the ... More


The United States as Outlier: Economic and Institutional Challenges to US Climate Policy

Kathryn Harrison

in Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014267
eISBN:
9780262289481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014267.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the economic and institutional challenges to US climate policy. US resistance to action at both the international and domestic levels is explained by electoral disincentives, ... More


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