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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


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


Climate Change Legislation: Law for Sound Climate Policy Making

Barry Barton and Jennifer Campion

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Climate change is a particularly difficult policy problem, being long term and multifaceted. This chapter explores the proposition that well-crafted laws make it easier to make climate change policy ... 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


Looking for Leadership: Canada and Climate Change Policy

Peter J. Stoett

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/9780262012997.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explains that local initiatives will serve as the prevalent climate change policy instruments in Canada in years to come, and argues that it is easier to start climate change policies on ... 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


Field Notes on the Political Economy of California Climate Policy

Alexander E. Farrell and W. Michael Hanemann

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/9780262012997.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides a brief illustration of the political and scientific background of the California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB32) and other elements of California's climate policy. AB32 ... More


The Design of Climate Policy

Roger Guesnerie and Henry Tulkens (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Debates over post-Kyoto Protocol climate change policy often take note of two issues: the feasibility and desirability of international cooperation on climate change policies, given the failure of ... More


Unresolved Issues in WTO Law

Bradly J. Condon and Tapen Sinha

in The Role of Climate Change in Global Economic Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654550
eISBN:
9780191747953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654550.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses unresolved issues in World Trade Organization (WTO) law that may arise from the implementation of climate change policies. These include how to deal with environmental subsidies ... More


International perspectives: low carbon urban Australia in a time of transition

Ralph Horne and Colin Fudge

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Australia is often regarded as a place of liveable cities and economic success. With a highly urbanised population distribution, the competitive advantage of cities has been long accentuated by ... More


Modeling the Impact of Warming in Climate Change Economics

Robert S. Pindyck

in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter incorporates distributions for temperature change and its possible economic impacts derived from studies assembled by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and from ... More


EU Climate-change Policy—A Critique

Dieter Helm

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter offers a critique of the EU's climate-change policy, focusing on the 2008 package of measures. It first considers the measures taken so far, notably in respect of the Kyoto Protocol, and ... More


The Social Cost of Carbon from Theory to Trump

J. Paul Kelleher

in Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198813248
eISBN:
9780191851230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813248.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The social cost of carbon (SCC) is a central concept in climate change economics. This chapter explains the SCC and investigates it philosophically. As is widely acknowledged, any SCC calculation ... More


From Conservation and Development to Climate Change: Anthropological Engagements with REDD+ in Vietnam

Pamela McElwee

in Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Attention to climate now dominates much of the global discussion about conservation issues in tropical countries, particularly forests and biodiversity, as well as poverty and development concerns. ... More


Introduction: Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Change

Olav Schram Stokke and Sebastian Oberthür

in Managing Institutional Complexity: Regime Interplay and Global Environmental Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015912
eISBN:
9780262298346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015912.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses institutional interplay and its consequences in light of increased global governance. The role of states on inter-institutional synergy is measured, and institutional ... More


The Rise of Carbon-Free Technology

Roger Guesnerie

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0038
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Climate change is becoming a momentous threat and challenge, demanding a coordinated and massive response from governments and business. There are currently measures in place in various countries ... More


We Agree: The Failure of Climate Ethics

Stephen M. Gardiner and David A. Weisbach

in Debating Climate Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199996476
eISBN:
9780190614775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199996476.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

My portions of the book argued that theories of ethics that had been put forward with respect to climate change policy suffered from internal logical problems and would lead us outside of feasible ... More


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