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The International Politics of Climate Change

Edited By: Aynsley Kellow and Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Sep 2010 | #186722 | ISBN-13: 9781848446908
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This collection of articles explores how environmental science and energy policy relate to international politics and policy.

Through a collection of groundbreaking articles, Aynsley Kellow and Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen reveal the full complexity of the global politics of climate change. The focus on science, norms, negotiations, and future prospects provides valuable insights into avoiding potential pitfalls and finding provocative pathways for governing climate change.' - Peter Dauvergne, University of British Columbia, Canada


Contents

Acknowledgements

Preface
Aynsley Kellow and Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen

Introduction The International Politics of Climate Change: Learning from Failure of Failing to Learn?
Aynsley Kellow and Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen

PART I THE PLACE OF SCIENCE
1. Brian Martin (1988), `Nuclear Winter: Science and Politics'
2. Peter M. Haas (1990), `Obtaining International Environmental Protection Through Epistemic Consensus'
3. Raino Malnes (2006), `Imperfect Science'
4. Roger A. Pielke Jr. (2005), `Misdefining "Climate Change": Consequences for Science and Action'
5. James Hansen, Makiko Sato, Reto Ruedy, Andrew Lacis and Valdar Oinas (2000), `Global Warming in the Twenty-First Century: An Alternative Scenario'
6. R.A. Pielke Jr. (1998), `Rethinking the Role of Adaptation in Climate Policy'
7. Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen (1997), `A Winning Coalition of Advocacy: Climate Research, Bureaucracy and "Alternative" Fuels. Who is Driving Climate Change Policy?'

PART II THE POWER OF NORMS
8. Michael Grubb (1995), `Seeking Fair Weather: Ethics and the International Debate on Climate Change'
9. Ian H. Rowlands (1997), `International Fairness and Justice in Addressing Global Climate Change'
10. Deepak Lal (1995), `Eco-Fundamentalism'

PART III INTERESTS AND THEIR REPRESENTATION
11. S.A. Boehmer-Christiansen, D. Merten, J. Meissner and D. Ufer (1993), `Ecological Restructuring or Environment Friendly Deindustrialization: The Fate of the East German Energy Sector and Society Since 1990' 12. Aynsley Kellow (1999), `Australia in the Greenhouse: Science, Norms and Interests in the Kyoto Protocol'
13. Sevasti-Eleni Vezirgiannidou (2008), `The Kyoto Agreement and the Pursuit of Relative Gains'
14. Michael T. Hatch (1995), `The Politics of Global Warming in Germany'
15. David L. Levy and Daniel Egan (1998), `Capital Contests: National and Transnational Channels of Corporate Influence on the Climate Change Negotiations'
16. Scott Barrett (1998), `Political Economy of the Kyoto Protocol'

PART IV PERSPECTIVES ON NEGOTIATIONS
17. Oran R. Young (1989), `The Politics of International Regime Formation: Managing Natural Resources and the Environment'
18. Hugh Ward, Frank Grundig and Ethan R. Zorick (2001), `Marching at the Pace of the Slowest: A Model of International Climate-Change Negotiations'
19. Marvin S. Soroos (2001), `Global Climate Change and the Futility of the Kyoto Process'
20. Cass R. Sunstein (2007), `Of Montreal and Kyoto: A Tale of Two Protocols'
21. David G. Victor (2006), `Toward Effective International Cooperation on Climate Change: Numbers, Interests and Institutions'

PART V CRITICAL ASSESSMENTS
22. Bruce Yandle and Stuart Buck (2002), `Bootleggers, Baptists, and the Global Warming Battle'
23. Dieter Helm (2008), `Climate-change Policy: Why Has So Little Been Achieved?'
24. Scott Barrett (2008), `Climate Treaties and the Imperative of Enforcement'

PART VI PROSPECTS
25. Joanna Depledge (2006), `The Opposite of Learning: Ossification in the Climate Change Regime'
26. Aynsley Kellow (2008), `Lessons Not Learned in Environmental Governance: International Climate Policy Beyond Kyoto'27. Jake Schmidt, Ned Helme, Jin Lee and Mark Houdashelt (2008), `Sector-based Approach to the Post-2012 Climate Change Policy Architecture'
28. David G. Victor, Joshua C. House and Sarah Joy (2005), `A Madisonian Approach to Climate Policy'

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