9781438459332 hardcover ; alkaline paper 1438459335 hardcover ; alkaline paper 9781438459349 electronic book
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The American political setting and the environment American federalism and environmental politics. Personal profile: Mary Nichols and CARB: Environmental champions. Case study: The dynamics of implementation and enforcement I: mountaintop removal in West Virginia. Case study: The dynamics of implementation and enforcement II: climate change and sea-level rise in South Florida Public opinion, interest groups, and the environment. Case study: climate change and public opinion. Personal profile: Robert F Kennedy Jr. Case study: interest group activism and the place of wolves in the rocky mountain regions Congress, the legislative process, and the environment. Personal profile: senator Susan Collins: environmental defender. Case study: cap and trade: failure to pass a climate bill The environmental presidency. Personal profile: FDR and the "golden age". Case study: leaving a legacy: Barrack Obama and climate change Executive agencies and the environment. Personal profile: Steven Chu: the scientist in charge. Case study: EPA regulations of carbon emissions The environmental Court. Personal profile: the environment: friend and supporter versus a "slash-and-burn" opponent. Case study: The Court and "those dam fish": TVA v. Hill(1978). Case study: Climate crisis is real, Mr, Limbaugh, REAL! The Global environment. Guest essay: Solidarity norms and international climate change cooperation, by Christina Slentz. Case study: biodiversity and endangered species American Politics and the environment: Conclusion.
KF3775 .D395 2016
Albany, NY : State University of New York Press,