Should There Be an International Climate Treaty?

Should There Be an International Climate Treaty?

by Susan C. Hunnicut

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737751697
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 06/07/2011
Series: At Issue Series: International Politics
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 A Brief History of International Climate Negotiations Setsuko Kamiya 10

2 Science Predicts the Risk of Climate Change Rajendra K, Pachauri 15

3 The Case for Climate Change Is Based on Fraudulent Science Paul Joseph Watson 20

4 Americans Support an International Agreement to Reduce Global Warming Anthony Leiserowitz 26

5 The US Should Support International Efforts to Pass a Climate Treaty The Union of Concerned Scientists 30

6 An International Climate Treaty Will Pose a Threat to Us Sovereignty The Washington Times 35

7 The Us Must Lead the Way Toward Climate Change Policy Reform Samuel Thernstrom 39

8 President Obama Needs to Explore Other Climate Policy Options Joseph Romm 49

9 President Obama Can Sign a Climate Treaty Without Senate Approval Kate Sheppard 53

10 There Is Global Support for a Climate Change Treaty 60

11 An International Climate Treaty Is Needless and May Harm the Economy Ben Lieberman 66

12 Experts Are Pessimistic About Achieving an International Climate Treaty Damian Carrington et at 71

13 Enforcement of a Global Climate Agreement Would Be Difficult Ravi Nessman Rod McGuirk 77

14 Governments Worldwide Must Work Together to Reduce Carbon Emissions Sir John Houghton 81

15 Development of Clean Energy Should Be the Focus of Climate Policy The Economist 88

Organizations to Contact 94

Bibliography 100

Index 106

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