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Changing the Atmosphere: Expert Knowledge and Environmental Governance

Series: Politics, Science, and the Environment Series

Edited By: C Miller and PN Edwards

385 pages, Figs, tabs, map

MIT Press

Paperback | Oct 2001 | #119406 | ISBN: 0262632195
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #119407 | ISBN: 0262133873
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Presents detailed empirical studies of climate science and its uptake into public policy. Topics include the scientific, political, and social processes involved in the creation of scientific knowledge about climate change; the historical and contemporary role of expert knowledge in creating and perpetuating policy concern about climate change; and the place of science in institutions of global environmental governance such as the World Meteorological Organization, the Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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Clark Miller is Assistant Professor at the LaFollette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Madison. Paul N. Edwards is Associate Professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan, where he also heads the Program on Science, Technology, and Society. He is the author of The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America (MIT Press, 1996).

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