Climate Change and Environmental Governance: A Pastiche of Policy

12/28/2009; 58 minutes

Thomas Lyon, Director of Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, describes climate change as the ultimate collective-action problem. In the absence of a satisfactory global regulatory structure, hundreds of local and regional climate initiatives have sprung up, some voluntary and some mandatory. Professor Lyon examines this chaotic process and assesses what it implies for environmental governance. (#17606)

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