skip to content
Changing the atmosphere : expert knowledge and environmental governance Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Changing the atmosphere : expert knowledge and environmental governance

Author: Clark A Miller; Paul N Edwards
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2001.
Series: Politics, science, and the environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In recent years, Earth systems science has advanced rapidly, helping to transform climate change and other planetary risks into major political issues. Changing the Atmosphere strengthens our understanding of this important link between expert knowledge and environmental governance. In so doing, it illustrates how the emerging field of science and technology studies can inform our understanding of the human  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clark A Miller; Paul N Edwards
ISBN: 0262133873 9780262133876 0262632195 9780262632195
OCLC Number: 45639113
Description: xii, 385 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Representing the global atmosphere: computer models, data, and knowledge about climate change / Paul N. Edwards --
Why atmospheric modeling is good science / Stephen D. Norton and Frederick Suppe --
Epistemic lifestyles in climate change modeling / Simon Shackley --
The rise and fall of weather modification: changes in American attitudes toward technology, nature, and society / Chunglin Kwa --
Scientific internationalism in American foreign policy: the case of meteorology, 1947-1958 / Clark A. Miller --
Self-governance and peer review in science-for-policy: the case of the IPCC second amendment report / Paul N. Edwards and Stephen H. Schneider --
Challenges in the application of science to global affairs: contingency, trust, and moral order / Clark A. Miller --
Climate change and global environment justice / Dale Jamieson --
Image and imagination: the formation of global environmental consciousness / Sheila Jasanoff.
Series Title: Politics, science, and the environment.
Responsibility: edited by Clark A. Miller and Paul N. Edwards.

Abstract:

Incorporating historical, sociological, and philosophical approaches, Changing the Atmosphere presents detailed empirical studies of climate science and its uptake into public policy.  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This is a timely and well-done volume that delivers what the title promises: a study of how expert knowledge and global environmental governance interact in dealing with anthopogenic changes of the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.