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Author Dryzek, John S., 1953-

Title Climate-challenged Society / by John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard and David Schlosberg
Published Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 169 pages) : illustrations
Contents Climate's Challenges -- Constructing Science and Dealing with Denial -- The Costs of Inaction and the Limits of Economics -- Actions that Promise and Practices that Fall Short -- What's Just? -- Governance -- The Anthropocene -- Transition, Resilience, and Reconstruction
Summary This book is an original, accessible, and thought-provoking introduction to the severe and broad-ranging challenges that climate change presents and how societies can respond. It synthesizes and deploys cutting-edge scholarship on the range of social, economic, political, and philosophical issues surrounding climate change. The treatment is introductory, but the book is written ""with attitude"", for nobody has yet charted in coherent, integrative, and effective fashion a way to movesocieties beyond their current paralysis as they face the challenges of climate change. The coverage begins with
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Subject Climatic changes -- Social aspects.
Climatic changes.
Form Electronic book
Author Norgaard, Richard B., 1943-
Schlosberg, David.
ISBN 0191635529 (electronic bk.)
1306194326 (MyiLibrary)
9780191635526 (electronic bk.)
9781306194327 (MyiLibrary)