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What's Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It

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ISBN-10: 0745652514

ISBN-13: 9780745652511

Edition: 2013

Authors: Paul G. Harris

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Governments have failed to stem global emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases causing climate change. Indeed, climate–changing pollution is increasing globally, and will do so for decades to come without far more aggressive action. But what explains this failure to effectively tackle one of the world’s most serious problems? And what can we do about it? To answer these questions, What’s Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It looks at climate politics as a doctor might look at a very sick patient. It performs urgent diagnoses and prescribes vital treatments to revive our ailing planet before it’s too late. Part I diagnoses what’s most wrong with…    
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 4/19/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 5.82" wide x 8.30" long x 0.92" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Paul G. Harris is the Chair Professor of Global and Environmental Studies at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. His work on global environmental politics and justice has been published widely in academic journals. Professor Harris is author or editor of many books, including Climate Change and American Foreign Policy (St. Martin's Press/Palgrave Macmillan, 2000), International Equity and Global Environmental Politics (Ashgate, 2001), The Environment, International Relations and U.S. Foreign Policy (Georgetown University Press, 2001), International Environmental Cooperation (Universtity Press of Colorado, 2002), Global Warming and East Asia (Routledge, 2003), Confronting Environmental…