"Acting in Time on Climate Change"
Book Chapter, Acting in Time on Energy Policy, pages 12-38
Author: Kelly Sims Gallagher, Senior Associate, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group
Other Chapters in Acting in Time on Energy Policy:
- Electricity Market Structure and Infrastructure
- Barriers to Acting in Time on Energy and Strategies for Overcoming Them
- Acting in Time on Energy Policy
- Making Carbon Capture and Storage Work
- Oil Security and the Transportation Sector
- Policy for Energy Technology Innovation
"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."
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