Changing Climate Politics

1st Edition

U.S. Policies and Civic Action

eISBN-13: 9781483322575

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Changing Climate Politics provides a comprehensive account of the current state of government action and political participation in the United States on the issue of climate change. The book evaluates the role of the federal government, the courts, states, and cities in tackling the problems created by climate change, offering an inclusive and balanced assessment of progress and challenges. The book further explores the growing role of civic society in climate action plans, analyzing public opinion, the U.S. climate movement, policy making through ballot measures, consumer action, and the prospect of a social transformation toward a more sustainable society. This timely volume examines new approaches to policies and civic action on climate change addressing critical questions about the responsibilities and obligations of governments and citizens.

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ISBNs 1483322572, 9781483311692, 9781483322575, 9781452239972, 9781452239972, 9781452239972
Language English
Number of Pages 272
Edition 1st