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"Acting in Time on Climate Change"

"Acting in Time on Climate Change"

Book Chapter, Acting in Time on Energy Policy, pages 12-38

May 2009

Author: Kelly Sims Gallagher, Member of the Board

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Energy Technology Innovation Policy; Environment and Natural Resources; Science, Technology, and Public Policy

 

Other Chapters in Acting in Time on Energy Policy:

"This chapter expolres a number of related questions: How much time do we have to act? How much climate change is virtually inevitable? What are the consequences of procrastination? And finally, what is the appropriate role for governments wishing to act in time to reduce the threat of climate change? In addition, the reality of current emissions and policy responses is explored in some detail for the two biggest emitters in the world: the United States and China."

 

For more information about this publication please contact the ETIP Coordinator at 617-496-5584.

For Academic Citation:

Gallagher, Kelly Sims. "Acting in Time on Climate Change." Chap. 2 in Acting in Time on Energy Policy. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, May 2009.

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