U.S. Global Climate Change Policy: Evolving Views on Cost, Competitiveness, and Comprehensiveness

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This report discusses the evolving views on cost, competitiveness, and comprehensiveness regarding the U.S. global climate change policy. The report starts out with the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It discusses the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT), and negotiations on the Kyoto Protocol, which established mandatory limits on emissions for developed countries. The report also examines the possibilities of looking for new directions in policy.

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Parker, Larry & Blodgett, John January 29, 2009.

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This report discusses the evolving views on cost, competitiveness, and comprehensiveness regarding the U.S. global climate change policy. The report starts out with the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It discusses the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT), and negotiations on the Kyoto Protocol, which established mandatory limits on emissions for developed countries. The report also examines the possibilities of looking for new directions in policy.

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Parker, Larry & Blodgett, John. U.S. Global Climate Change Policy: Evolving Views on Cost, Competitiveness, and Comprehensiveness, report, January 29, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc462152/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.