This volume examines case studies on EU countries' policy to combat climate change, examining the constraints of and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in these countries. The introductory section provides an overview of the climate change problem and its potential effects, examining the roles of different greenhouse gases, the main emission sources, the likely consequences of climate change and the scope for abatement and adapation. The second part consists of six detailed case studies on diverse national strategies. The book concludes with a comparative analysis of the findings of the case studies, and suggestions for approaches to implement emission reduction strategies.
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Author Biography - Ragnar E. Lofstedt
Uti Collier is a research fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, where she is also coordinator of the Working Group on Environmental Studies. Ragner E Lofstedt is a lecturer in social geography at the Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, and a visiting fellow at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria.