Changing climates in North American politics : institutions, policymaking, and multilevel governance / edited by Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer.

Changing Climates in North American Politics offers analysis of climate change policy innovations across North America at transnational, federal, state & local levels, involving public private & civic actors.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Selin, Henrik, 1971-, VanDeveer, Stacy D.
Format: Electronic
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Series:American and comparative environmental policy.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Changing Climates and Institution Building across the Continent / Henrik Selin / Stacy D. VanDeveer
  • I. Between Kyoto and Washington
  • 2. Climate Change Politics in Mexico / Simone Pulver
  • 3. Looking for Leadership: Canada and Climate Change Policy / Peter J. Stoett
  • II. States and Cities Out Front
  • 4. Second-Generation Climate Policies in the States: Proliferation, Diffusion, and Regionalization / Barry G. Rabe
  • 5. Field Notes on the Political Economy of California Climate Policy / W. Michael Hanemann / Alexander E. Farrell
  • 6. Climate Leadership in Northeast North America / Henrik Selin / Stacy D. VanDeveer
  • 7. Local Government Response to Climate Change: Our Last, Best Hope? / Christopher Gore / Pamela Robinson
  • III. Continental Politics
  • 8. NAFTA as a Forum for CO[subscript 2] Permit Trading? / Michele M. Betsill
  • 9. Renewable Electricity Politics across Borders / Ian H. Rowlands
  • 10. Arctic Climate Change: North American Actors in Circumpolar Knowledge Production and Policymaking / Annika E. Nilsson
  • IV. Climate Action among Firms, Campuses, and Individuals
  • 11. Business Strategies and Climate Change / Charles A. Jones / David L. Levy
  • 12. Insurance and Reinsurance in a Changing Climate / Virginia Haufler
  • 13. Campus Climate Action / Dovev Levine
  • 14. Communicating Climate Change and Motivating Civic Action: Renewing, Activating, and Building Democracies / Susanne C. Moser
  • 15. North American Climate Governance: Policymaking and Institutions in the Multilevel Greenhouse / Henrik Selin / Stacy D. VanDeveer.