This summary paper is based on an assignment from DFID and the World Bank, in consultation with the State Ministry of Environment in Indonesia, to compile data and information that reflects the most updated state of knowledge of Climate Change in Indonesia.
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Climate change is one of the most complex issues facing policy-makers today. David G. Victor, a leading expert on environmental policy, takes a fresh look at this issue and persuasively marshals arguments for three distinct approaches to combat the problem, casting each as a presidential speech. A must-read for environmentalists, educators, and anyone else interested in the issue .
Senator Kerry says, as president, he would "restore America's leadership on combating climate change." He equates national security with energy security and says he would decrease U.S. dependence on foreign oil.
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The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.