Against the grain: the United States and the global climate change regime

  title={Against the grain: the United States and the global climate change regime},
  author={J. Depledge},
  journal={Global Change, Peace & Security},
  • J. Depledge
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Global Change, Peace & Security
  • The uncompromising stance currently taken by the US in the international climate change regime is well known. While remaining a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and still taking the issue of climate change ‘very seriously’, the administration of George W. Bush has decided not to ratify the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Since announcing its repudiation of the Protocol in March 2001, the US has repeatedly reconfirmed and reinforced this position through policy… CONTINUE READING
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