Climate Change and American Foreign Policy (Paperback)

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Climate Change and American Foreign Policy examines the actors, institutions, and ideas shaping U.S. policy on climate change (global warming). The book begins by introducing the issue of climate change in the context of U.S. foreign policy, before critically evaluating U.S. policies and actions. It then analyses the domestic and international politics of U.S. climate change policy, covering such issues as science, the presidency and Congress, nongovermental organizations, diplomacy and the international negotiations leading to the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. The book concludes by looking at the role of international norms in shaping U.S. climate change policy.

About the Author


Paul G. Harris is the author or editor of more than 20 books on global environmental politics, policy, and ethics. His recent books include What's Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It (2013), Global Ethics and Climate Change (2016) and the Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics (2016). He is the Chair Professor of Global and Environmental Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137572530
ISBN-10: 1137572531
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: February 28th, 2001
Pages: 302
Language: English