The role of the government / Jacqueline Langwith ; Michael E. Mann, consulting editor

Author(s): Langwith, Jacqueline
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Subjects: Environmental policy--United States
Climatic changes--Government policy--United States
Global warming--Government policy--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press/Gale, Cengage Learning, c2011
Series: Confronting global warming
Confronting global warming
LC Classification: G, GE
Physical Description: 178 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2010024975
ISBN: 9780737748604 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0737748605 (hardcover)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-162) and index
Contents: The government and the environment: setting the precedent -- International recognition of climate change -- Historical U.S. response to climate change -- Regulating carbon dioxide -- Reducing automobile emissions -- Making buildings more energy efficient -- Reducing carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation -- Reducing agricultures contribution to global warming -- Forests and land use -- Moving away from the carbon economy -- Adapting to climate change -- Government climate change challenges
OCLC Number: 642352251
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737748604
0737748605