The Oxford handbook of climate change and society

John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard, David Schlosberg

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The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society presents an analysis of this issue that draws on the best thinking on questions of how climate change affects human systems, and how societies can, do, and should respond. Key topics covered include the history of the issues, the social and political reception of climate science, the denial of that science by individuals and organized interests, the nature of the social disruptions caused by climate change, the economics of those disruptions and possible responses to them, questions of human security and social justice, obligations to future generations, policy instruments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and governance at local, regional, national, international, and global levels.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherOxford University Press, USA
Number of pages736
ISBN (Electronic)9780191735271
ISBN (Print)9780199566600
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


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