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Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?

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Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation by Laurence L. Delina
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To keep the global average temperature from rising further than 2 DegreesC, emissions must peak soon and then fall steeply. This book examines how such rapid mitigation can proceed - in the scale and speed required for effective climate action - using an analogy provided by the mobilisation for a war that encompassed nations, the Second World War. Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation examines the wartime-climate analogy by drawing lessons from wartime mobilisations to develop contingency plans for a scenario where governments implement stringent mitigation programs as an `insurance policy' where we pay for future benefits. Readers are provided a picture of how these programs could look, how they would work, what could trigger them, and the challenges in execution. The book analyses in detail one plausible approach to a crucial issue - an approach built upon knowledge of climate science and on proven and demonstrated mitigation measures. The book is meshed with a social and political analysis that draws upon narratives of mobilisations during the war to meet a transnational threat, while also addressing the shortcomings of the analogy and its strategies. The book will be of great interest to scholars, students, and practitioners of public policy, climate policy, energy policy, international relations, and strategic studies.

Author Biography

Laurence L. Delina conducts research at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University, USA. He is also a research associate at the Center for Governance and Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts Boston, an Earth System Governance Research Fellow, and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School.
Release date Australia
January 3rd, 2018
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
5 Tables, black and white; 5 Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
CRC Press Inc
Pages
184
ISBN-13
9780815364542
Product ID
27895822

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