Further reading

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Deutch, John and Ernest J. Moniz. The future of coal: options for a carbon-constrained world. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007.

Esty, Daniel C. Global environmental governance, in Colin Bradford and Johannes F. Linn (eds.), Global governance reform: breaking the stalemate. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2007.

Flannery, Tim. The weather makers: how man is changing the climate and what it means for life on earth. NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006.

Gore, Al. An inconvenient truth. NY: Rodale Press, 2006.

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Jackson, Robert. The earth remains forever: generations at a crossroads. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002.

Junger, Sebastian. The perfect storm. NY: W.W. Norton, 1997.

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Lawson, Nigel. An appeal to reason: a cool look at global warming. UK: Duckworth, 2008.

Linden, Eugene. The winds of change: climate, weather and the destruction of civilizations. NY: Simon and Schuster, 2006.

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Toman, Michael A., Ujjayant Chakravorty and Shreekant Gupta (eds.). India and global climate change: perspectives on economics and policy from a developing country. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003.



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List of acronyms


Advanced Heavy Water Reactor


Climate Accession Deals


Combined Cycle Gas Turbine


Clean Development Mechanism


Certified Emissions Reductions


Dedicated Freight Corridor


Energy Information Administration (US Gov.)


European Union Emissions Trading Scheme


General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade


General Agreement on Trade in Services


Global Environment Facility


Green House Gases


giga watt or 1000 mega watts


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


Kyoto Protocol


Least Developed Country Fund


The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design


Liquified Natural Gas


Land Use Change


Light Water Reactor


New Exploration Licensing Policy


Nuclear Steam Supply System


Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor


Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor


Plant Load Factor


Special Climate Change Fund


Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights


terra watts or 1000 giga watts


United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change


World Trade Organization