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Governing climate change : global cities and transnational lawmaking, Jolene Lin

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Governing climate change : global cities and transnational lawmaking
Title
Governing climate change
Title remainder
global cities and transnational lawmaking
Statement of responsibility
Jolene Lin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Cities are no longer just places to live in. They are significant actors on the global stage, and nowhere is this trend more prominent than in the world of transnational climate change governance (TCCG). Through transnational networks that form links between cities, states, international organizations, corporations, and civil society, cities are developing and implementing norms, practices, and voluntary standards across national boundaries. In introducing cities as transnational lawmakers, Jolene Lin provides an exciting new perspective on climate change law and policy, offering novel insights about the reconfiguration of the state and the nature of international lawmaking as the involvement of cities in TCCG blurs the public/private divide and the traditional strictures of "domestic" versus "international." This illuminating bookshould be read by anyone interested in understanding how cities - in many cases, more than the countries in which they're located - are addressing the causes and consequences of climate change"--
  • "On 12 December 2015, when French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, announced that a new climate change agreement had been signed, cheers erupted in the negotiation hall and elsewhere around the world. States had finally concluded more than two decades of difficult multilateral negotiations. However, there should be no illusions that we are on track to averting dangerous human interference with the climate system. As "[noted] with concern" in the Paris decision, based on the mitigation pledges that states submitted in advance of the Conference of the Parties (COP) in Paris, global greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels will reach 55 gigatonnes in 2030"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Lin, Jolene
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies on environment, energy and natural resources governance
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Climatic changes
  • Municipal corporations
  • Global warming
  • Global warming
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental law, International
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental law, International
  • Global warming
  • Global warming
  • Municipal corporations
Label
Governing climate change : global cities and transnational lawmaking, Jolene Lin
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 214 pages
Isbn
9781108440981
Lccn
2018011575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022471794
Label
Governing climate change : global cities and transnational lawmaking, Jolene Lin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-203) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 214 pages
Isbn
9781108440981
Lccn
2018011575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022471794

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