Feeling the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Rapidly Industrializing Countries by Ian BaileyFeeling the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Rapidly Industrializing Countries by Ian Bailey

Feeling the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Rapidly Industrializing Countries

byIan Bailey, Hugh Compston

Hardcover | February 17, 2012

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To avoid uncontrolled climate change, greenhouse gas emissions will have to be brought under control by major emitters outside the affluent West. The authors investigate the political obstacles in BRIC countries and what their governments could do to strengthen climate policies without incurring serious political damage.
STAVROS AFIONIS Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Leeds, UK TERRY BARKER Director of the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK DEBORAH DAVENPORT Senior Visiting Research Associate at the University of Oxford, UK SUSANNAH FISHER holds a research f...
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Title:Feeling the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Rapidly Industrializing CountriesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:246 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.9 inPublished:February 17, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230280404

ISBN - 13:9780230280403

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Table of Contents

Introduction; I.Bailey & H.Compston PART I: CONTEXT Climate Policy: Issues and Opportunities for Rapidly Industrializing Countries; T.Barker BRICS in the Global Climate Regime: Rapidly Industrializing Countries and International Climate Negotiations; D.Davenport Ever Closer Partnerships? European Union Relations with Rapidly Industrializing Countries on Climate Change; S.Afionis & I.Bailey The United States and Rapidly Industrializing Countries: Climate Policy in Bilateral Relations; P.Harris PART II: ANALYSIS Supporting China's Green Leap Forward: Political Strategies for China's Climate Policies; M.Schröder India and Climate Change: Energy, Equity and Development; S.Fisher More than Hot Air: The Economics and Politics of Climate Change in Russia; N.Howarth & A.Foxall Climate Politics in Brazil: Public Awareness, Social Transformations and Emissions Reduction; E.Viola & M.Franchini PART III: CONCLUSIONS Political Strategy and Climate Policy in Rapidly Industrializing Countries; I.Bailey & H.Compston