The Politics of Climate Change
A European Perspective
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Politics of Climate Change by Timothy O'Riordan
Book DescriptionThe Politics of Climate Change provides a critical analysis of the political, moral and legal response to climate change in the midst of significant socio-economic policy shifts. Evolving from original EC commissioned research, this book examines how climate change was put on the policy agenda, with the evolution of the United Nations Framework Convention and subsequent Conference of Parties. The international team of contributors devote in-depth chapters to: * climate change policies of different nations * reductions of greenhouse gas emmissions * legal aspects of external competence and moral obligatons * the political significance of the European experience within the wider global perspectives of America and Asia.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415125734
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-May-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Timothy O'Riordan
Ecotaxation, Hardback (January 1997)
Ecotaxation covers two distinct ideas. It has largely been associated with the 'polluter pays' principle, in the form of correctional charges imposed on activities which have a demonstrably damaging effect on the quality of life or the environment. The other involves an ambitious policy shift. This title explores the history of both ideas.
Politics of Climate Change, Paperback (May 1996)
Provides a critical analysis of the political, moral and legal response to climate change in the midst of significant socio-economic policy shifts. Policies adopted by different nations are examined to assess their political significance globally.
Interpreting the Precautionary Principle, Paperback (September 1994)» View all books by Timothy O'Riordan
Viewed from the perspective of environmental management, this study describes the implications and applications of the precautionary principle - a theory of avoiding risk even when its likelihood seems remote.
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