Climate, Energy, and Environment: Issues, Analyses and Developments. Volume 1


Jake S. Diaz (Editor)

Series: Climate Change and its Causes, Effects and Prediction
BISAC: POL044000

This first volume of “Climate, Energy, and Environment: Issues, Analyses, and Developments” presents current topical research in the study of the challenges that affect whether actions to preserve forests could make a cost-effective contribution to reducing global emissions of greenhouse gases; the potential of ocean fertilization for climate change mitigation; the energy and economic impacts of U.S. federal energy and water conservation standards adopted from 1987 through 2011; and Klamath Basin settlement agreements. (Imprint: Nova)




Table of Contents


Deforestation and Greenhouse Gases
(Natalie Tawil)

Ocean Fertilization: The Potential of Ocean Fertilization for Climate Change Mitigation
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

The Lacey Act: Protecting the Environment by Restricting Trade
(Kristina Alexander, CRS)

Energy and Economic Impacts of U.S. Federal Energy and Water Conservation Standards Adopted From 1987 Through 2011
(Stephen Meyers, Alison Williams and Peter Chan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Environmental Energy Technologies Division)

Klamath Basin Settlement Agreements: Issues in Brief
(Charles V. Stern, Harold F. Upton, Cynthia Brougher, Betsy A. Cody, CRS)



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