Thomson proposes an innovative climate policy framework called “sophisticated interdependence.” This model is based on her lucid analysis of economic and political forces affecting climate change policy in selected US states, as well as ...
Author: Vivian E. Thomson
Publisher: Anthem Press
With the US as the world’s most prominent climate change outlaw, international pressure will not impel domestic action. The key to a successful global warming solution lies closer to home: in state–federal relations. Thomson proposes an innovative climate policy framework called “sophisticated interdependence.” This model is based on her lucid analysis of economic and political forces affecting climate change policy in selected US states, as well as on comparative descriptions of programs in Germany and Brazil, two powerful federal democracies whose policies are critical in the global climate change arena.
Projections in the absence of new policy initiatives range from a modest
decrease to an increase by about a factor of 15 over the ... Substantial
interdependence exists , which is why more sophisticated models are developed
for forecasting .
Author: Steve Rayner
This four-volume set assesses social science research relevant to global climate change from a wide-ranging interdisciplinary perspective. The volumes, available in either hard- or softcover, can be purchased individually or as a set.
... the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1995 and the United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change in ... Although this convention is a
rather sophisticated and exemplary approach , it does not however , address the
topic of ...
Author: Ibisch Pierre Leonhard
This new volume of the CBD Technical Series presents an analysis of the systemic character of global change, biodiversity and human development, and the relationships between them.
... and sound macroeconomic policies create potential for improving national
prosperity , which provides a positive climate for businesses to thrive . ... ( a ) the
sophistication of business operations and strategy ; and ( b ) the quality of the
microeconomic business environment . ... The ' diamond ' factors essentially form
a system , which represents a set of interdependent parts that together form a
Author: Kiefer Lee
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Providing coverage of the issues which define marketing in the world today, this title covers long-standing topics, integrates and draws on new and existing theoretical insights from other management disciplines including services marketing, knowledge management, relationship marketing, e-commerce and e-business and corporate social responsibility.
Raw Materials, Ideology, and Foreign Policy Ronnie D. Lipschutz ... scale
environmental and social “ side effects ” of energy sources , such as climate
change by carbon dioxide from fossil fuels and ... The single most important
reason for that judgment is the growing reality - and the growing acceptance and
hence stability - of global economic interdependence . ... now more sophisticated
summaries of U.S. interests stressing the maintenance of a political climate
favorable to economic ...
Author: Ronnie D. Lipschutz
From the John Holmes Library collection.
... be regarded as definitionally global in scope , much as the problems of ozone
depletion and climate change have been so conceived . ... the reality of
environmental law's polycentric , interdependent nature and , on the other hand ,
certain geopolitical assumptions that ... technically sophisticated evaluation of
relevant individual welfare consequences of policy decisions and to reduce
opportunities for ...
Author: Michelle Bertho
This is the first work to systematically demystify the impact of globalization on the United States and American society in particular, turning the tables on the more familiar idea of America as the nefarious globalizer of the developing world.