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Climate Change Politics in the US: Can Congress and the Obama Administration Govern the Climate?

Title
Climate Change Politics in the US: Can Congress and the Obama Administration Govern the Climate?
Speaker
(Brookings Institution and University of Michigan)
Date and Time
1st May 2009 16:00 17:00
Location
URL
http://www.pol.ed.ac.uk/events/other_events/2008_2009/climate_change_politics_in_the_us_can_congress_and_the_obama_administration_govern_the_climate

Barry Rabe is Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He is a world expert on US state and regional initiatives to reduce greenhouse gases. His talk at Edinburgh will examine the role of the US Congress and US states, transatlantic comparisons, and more general prospects for climate change governance under an Obama Administration.

For Rabe's further biographical details see:

http://www.brookings.edu/experts/rabeb.aspx

For queries or further information regarding the talk, contact:

Elizabeth Bomberg: e.bomberg@ed.ac.uk

This talk is part of the Europa Institute-funded 'EU, Climate Change and Global Environmental Governance' seminar series: http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/europa/eucc.aspx

It is supported further by the University of Edinburgh's Politics and IR subject area and the University Association of Contemporary European Studies (UACES).

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