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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
Price: £120.00

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Accomplishing Climate Governance

ISBN13: 9781107038653
Published: October 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £82.00

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This book provides a new approach to thinking about the politics and geographies of climate governance. It argues that in order to understand the nature and potential of the range of new responses to climate change emerging at multiple scales we need to examine how governance is accomplished - how it is undertaken, practised and contested.

Through a range of case studies drawn from communities, corporations and local government, the book examines how climate change comes to be governed and made to matter as an issue with which diverse publics should be concerned. It concludes that rather than seeking the solution to climate change once and for all, we need to engage with the ways in which we can channel our intentions to ameliorate the climate problem to more progressive ends.

The book will be of interest to researchers, advanced students and policy makers across the social sciences.

Environmental Law
1. Climate problematic
2. Charting climate change in the UK
3. Practicing authority
4. Bringing climate change to order
5. Climate government articulated
6. Assembling climate publics
7. Conclusions.