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Climate change politics and policies in America, historical and modern documents in context, [edited by] Jerald C. Mast

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Summary
This collection of primary sources, illuminated by extensive contextual analysis, provides a comprehensive and balanced survey of the evolution of global climate change policies and politics in the United States. The set includes excerpts from important scientific papers and government reports, political speeches, perspectives from environmental activists and conservative think-tanks, editorial essays from leading media figures, provisions of major laws, and more
Table Of Contents
v. 1, ch. 1. Early warnings about energy use and climate change ; ch. 2. The global warming debate heats up (Reagan and Bush I years) ; ch. 3. Deepening political divide on climate (Clinton years) ; ch. 4. Existential threat or cynical hoax : mainstreaming denial (Bush II years) -- v. 2, ch. 5. Fighting global warming in an era of political gridlock (Obama's first term) ; ch. 6. Turning to executive actions : regulation and diplomacy (Obama's second term) ; ch. 7. Ascendency of climate denialism? The election of Donald Trump
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (2 volumes (xv, 601 pages))
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780144085972

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