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dc.contributor.authorMoslener, Ulfen_US
dc.contributor.authorSturm, Bodoen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-16T15:09:17Z-
dc.date.available2009-02-16T15:09:17Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24721-
dc.description.abstractWithout participation of the United States, the world?s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, mitigation of global climate change seems hardly conceivable. Despite the U.S. rejection of the Kyoto Protocol and the reluctance of the Bush administration to engage in Post-Kyoto negotiations, recent developments suggest that the U.S. position towards climate policy might change in the medium run. This study provides an overview on current trends in U.S. climate policy. Besides the main elements of national climate policy proposals and state-level initiatives the climate contents in the U.S. presidential candidates? agendas are outlined. Based on this overview recent trends in U.S. climate policy are related to the European approach to combat climate change. Furthermore, we elaborate on the aspects which may be important for Europe to design its own domestic and international climate policy in order to achieve the long-term goal of stabilizing greenhouse gas concentrations.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x08-026en_US
dc.subject.jelQ58en_US
dc.subject.jelN50en_US
dc.subject.jelK32en_US
dc.subject.jelH73en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordenvironmental regulationen_US
dc.subject.keywordclimate policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordemissions tradingen_US
dc.subject.stwKlimaschutzen_US
dc.subject.stwEmissionshandelen_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.subject.stwEU-Umweltpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwEU-Staatenen_US
dc.titleA European Perspective on Recent Trends in U.S. Climate Policyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn570393868en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:7298-

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