Shaping National Responses to Climate Change: A Post-Rio Guide

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Henry Lee
Island Press, 1995 - 303 pages
Shaping National Responses to Climate Change explores methods of designing, implementing, and gaining political support -- both domestically and internationally -- for strategies and policies to reduce greenhouse gases. The book frames the issue and assesses the economic, policy, and management tradeoffs involved in: designing strategies for international agreements developing and implementing the means to enforce international agreements comparing alternative policy responses transferring technology from developed to developing countries making the transition from an international agreement to a domestic agenda to implement that agreement Rather than promote specific options, the authors present a strategic framework from which specific alternatives can be assessed and compared, and offer guidance and advice that will be essential throughout the decade.

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Contents

Overcoming Obstacles to a Successful Climate Convention
41
Negotiating
81
+ Improving Compliance with the Climate Change Treaty
115
The Triad As Policymakers
147
A Critical
177
Bruce N Stram
219
S The Economic Effects of a Carbon
237
Lessons from
261
Appendix
289
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