State and local initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions constitute an unusual outpouring of activity on a global environmental issue in the absence of federal leadership on climate change. Such an activity carries with it its own logic and its own set of opportunities for the development of environmental law. Overall, state and local actions are fostering regional coalitions and agreements on climate change, bolstering the degree to which localities identify with other states as members of a single region and strengthening the powers of such regional arrangements.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|State||Published - Sep 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Urban Studies