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characters Ì The Politics of Climate Change ↠ Climate change is a defining issue in contemporary life Since the Industrial Revolution heavy reliance on carbon based sources for energy in industry and society has contributed to substantial changes in the climate indicated by increases in temperature and sea level riseIn the last three deClimate change is a defining issue in contemporary life Since the Industrial Revolution heavy reliance on carbon based sources for energy in industry and society has contributed to substantial changes in the climate indicated by increases in temperature and sea level riseIn the last three decades concerns regarding human contributions to climate change have moved from obscure scientific inuiries to the fore of science politics policy and practices at many levels From local adaptation strategies to international treaty negotiation 'the politics of climate change' is as pervasive vit.
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All facets of our shared lives and livelihoodsChapters include the Politics of Climate Science History of Climate Policy the Cultural Politics of Climate Change Interactions in the Spaces of Everyday the Politics of Interstate Climate Negotiations the Politics of the Carbon Economy and Addressing IneualityAn A Z glossary of key terms offers additional information in dictionary format with entries on topics including Carbon tax Stabilization Renewable technologies and the World Meteorological OrganizationA section of Maps offers a visual overview of the effects of environmental chan.
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The Politics of Climate ChangeAl and contested as it has ever beenOn the cusp of a new commitment to international co operation to rein in greenhouse gas emissions this essential book intervenes to help understand and engage with the dynamic and compelling 'Politics of Climate Change'This edited collection draws on a vast array of experience expertise and perspectives with authors with backgrounds in climate science geography environmental studies biology sociology political science psychology and philosophy This reflects the contemporary conditions where the politics of climate change permeates and penetrates.