Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Author: William Antholis

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

ISBN: 9780815722199

Category: Political Science

Page: 144

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"Clearly establishes how and why global warming is a major threat and why urgent action is needed, including the history of domestic and global negotiations on global warming and the players who must be involved in finding a solution to climate change to protect future generations"--Provided by publisher.
Fast Forward
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: William Antholis, Strobe Talbott
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

"Clearly establishes how and why global warming is a major threat and why urgent action is needed, including the history of domestic and global negotiations on global warming and the players who must be involved in finding a solution to climate change to protect future generations"--Provided by publisher.
Improving Global Environmental Governance
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen, Peter M. Haas
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and the broader constellation of partially networked institutions to better understand
Inside Out India and China
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: William Antholis
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-14 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

For the last decade, China and India have grown at an amazing rate—particularly considering the greatest downturn in the U.S. and Europe since the Great Depression. As a result, both countries are forecast to have larger economies than the U.S. or EU in the years ahead. Still, in the last
Brain Gain
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Darrell M. West
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, investors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the "brain drain" of talented and educated individuals emigrating, the United States has benefited greatly over the years from the "brain gain" of immigration. These gifted immigrants have engineered advances in energy,
Inside Out India and China
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: William Antholis
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-30 - Publisher: Brookings Inst Press

One third of humanity is governed by two capitals, New Delhi and Beijing. Increasingly, these two countries are being led not from the top down, but rather from the Inside Out. In 2014, India overwhelmingly elected Narendra Modi minister, a man who rose to national prominence as chief minister of