Chapter 13. The United States and Climate Change: From Process to Action

  1. Dr Robin Niblett Director principal substantive Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer
  1. Bernice Lee Research Director1,
  2. Michael Grubb Chair Senior Research Associate former Chief Economist Professor Head2,
  3. Felix Preston MSc Research Fellow senior consultant and
  4. Benjamin Zala PhD candidate Programme Manager3

Published Online: 19 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444391565.ch13

America and a Changed World

America and a Changed World

How to Cite

Lee, B., Grubb, M., Preston, F. and Zala, B. (2010) The United States and Climate Change: From Process to Action, in America and a Changed World (ed R. Niblett), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444391565.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Oxford University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environment and Resource Governance, Chatham House, UK

  2. 2

    Imperial College London, UK

  3. 3

    Oxford Research Group, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198448

Online ISBN: 9781444391565

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Keywords:

  • The United States and Climate Change: From Process to Action;
  • Meeting the Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change;
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC);
  • Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS);
  • Lessons of 2009: Copenhagen and the Debate on Multilateral Processes;
  • Finding a Way Out of the China Question: The Trade–Competitiveness Axis;
  • Fuelling Innovation for Low Carbon Technologies;
  • Major Economies Forum (MEF)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Meeting the Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change

  • US Engagement in Climate Negotiations: Where We Were

  • International Developments

  • Lessons of 2009: Copenhagen and the Debate on Multilateral Processes

  • Finding a Way out of the China Question: The Trade-Competitiveness Axis

  • Fuelling Innovation for Low Carbon Technologies

  • Conclusions: Charting the Path Towards Global Decarbonization

  • Notes