Since 1979, 20% of the polar ice cap has melted away. While the public is aware of climate change, the urgency to action is not there. Climate change is also an issue of national security, but enforcement of the the Kyoto and Copenhagen treaties is hampered.
Carbon cap and trade; Clean energy; Climate change; Global environmental policy; International relations; Political policy; Public perception
Climate | Environmental Policy | International Relations | Oil, Gas, and Energy | Political Science | Public Policy
Antholis, W. J.
A Fateful Year for Climate Change.
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