Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

ISBN-10: 0199683425
ISBN-13: 9780199683420
Edition: 2013
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 8/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

List of Contributors
Introduction
Climate Change and Society: Approaches and Responses
The Challenge and its History
A Truly Complex and Diabolical Policy Problem
The Nature of the Problem
The Poverty of Climate Economics
The Development of the Concept of Dangerous Anthropogenic Climate Change
Voices of Vulnerability: The Reconfiguration of Policy Discourses
Environmentality
Science, Society, and Public Opinion
The Physical Sciences and Climate Politics
Cosmopolitan Knowledge: Climate Science and Global Civic Epistemology
Organized Climate Change Denial
Communicating Climate Change: Closing the Science-Action Gap
Social Impacts
Economic Estimates of the Damages Caused by Climate Change
Weighing Climate Futures: A Critical Review of the Application of Economic Valuation
Global Change Vulnerability Assessments: Definitions, Challenges, and Opportunities
Health Hazards
Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Losses
Security
Climate Change and 'Security'
Human Security
Climate Refugees and Security: Conceptualizations, Categories and Contestations
Justice
From Efficiency to Justice: Utility as the Informational Basis of Climate Strategies, and Some Alternatives
Climate Justice
International Justice
Intergenerational Justice
Publics and Movements
Public Opinion and Participation
Social Movements and Global Civil Society
Translocal Climate Justice Solidarities
Climate Denial: Emotion, Psychology, Culture, and Political Economy
The Role of Religions in Activism
Government Responses
Comparing State Responses
Climate Change Politics in an Authoritarian State: The Ambivalent Case of China
Cities and Subnational Governments
Issues of Scale in Climate Governance
Decarbonizing the Welfare State
Discourses of the Global South
Policy Instruments
Economic Policy Instruments for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Policy Instruments in Practice
Carbon Trading: A Critique
Redesigning Energy Systems
Producers and Consumers
Corporate Responses
Is Green Consumption Part of the Solution?
Global Governance
Selling Carbon: From International Climate Regime to Global Carbon Market
Improving the Performance of the Climate Regime: Insights from Regime Analysis
Reconceptualizing Global Governance
The Role of International Law in Global Governance
Reconstruction
The Democratic Legitimacy of Global Governance after Copenhagen
New Actors and Mechanisms of Global Governance
Resilience
Name Index
Subject Index

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