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Call # QC903.2.U6 E26 2010
Title Economic thought and U.S. climate change policy / edited by David M. Driesen
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010
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Descript. xiv, 356 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Series American and comparative environmental policy
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Climatic changes -- United States
Climatic changes -- Government policy -- United States
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- United States
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Alt Author Driesen, David M
OCLC # 427757180
Table of Contents
 Series Foreword 
 Introduction / David M. Driesen1
IThe Neoliberal Model's Contribution to U.S. Failure to Address Climate Change19
1The United States' Failure to Act / Robert L. Glicksman21
2Dirty Energy Policy / Joseph P. Tomain45
3Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change: Where It Goes Wrong / Frank Ackerman61
4Anatomy of Industry Resistance to Climate Change: A Familiar Litany / Robert L. Glicksman83
5The Abandonment of Justice / Amy Sinden107
6Neoliberal Instrument Choice / David M. Driesen129
IIMoving Forward151
7Collective and Individual Duties to Address Global Warming / Carl Cranor153
8Embracing a Precautionary Approach to Climate Change / John S. Applegate171
9Climate Change, Human Health, and the Post-Cautionary Principle / Lisa Heinzerling197
10The Cost of Greenhouse Gas Reductions / Thomas O. McGarity213
11Toward Distributional Justice / Carl Cranor237
12Toward Sustainable Technology / David M. Driesen257
13Adaptation, Economics, and Justice / Robert R. M. Verchick277
 Conclusion: Toward a Fresh Start / David M. Driesen297