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Changing the atmosphere : expert knowledge and environmental governance

Author: Clark A Miller; Paul N Edwards
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2001.
Series: Politics, science, and the environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incorporating historical, sociological, and philosophical approaches, Changing the Atmosphere presents detailed empirical studies of climate science and its uptake into public policy.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clark A Miller; Paul N Edwards
ISBN: 0262133873 9780262133876 0262632195 9780262632195
OCLC Number: 757631511
Description: xii, 385 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Representing the global atmosphere: computer models, data, and knowledge about climate change / Paul N. Edwards --
Why atmospheric modeling is good science / Stephen D. Norton and Frederick Suppe --
Epistemic lifestyles in climate change modeling / Simon Shackley --
The rise and fall of weather modification: changes in American attitudes toward technology, nature, and society / Chunglin Kwa --
Scientific internationalism in American foreign policy: the case of meteorology, 1947-1958 / Clark A. Miller --
Self-governance and peer review in science-for-policy: the case of the IPCC second amendment report / Paul N. Edwards and Stephen H. Schneider --
Challenges in the application of science to global affairs: contingency, trust, and moral order / Clark A. Miller --
Climate change and global environment justice / Dale Jamieson --
Image and imagination: the formation of global environmental consciousness / Sheila Jasanoff.
Series Title: Politics, science, and the environment.
Responsibility: edited by Clark A. Miller and Paul N. Edwards.
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"This is a timely and well-done volume that delivers what the title promises: a study of how expert knowledge and global environmental governance interact in dealing with anthopogenic changes of the Read more...

 
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