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Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom

Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia.

Titles by This Editor

The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Climate change represents a "tragedy of the commons" on a global scale, requiring the cooperation of nations that do not necessarily put the Earth's well-being above their own national interests. And yet international efforts to address global warming have met with some success; the Kyoto Protocol, in which industrialized countries committed to reducing their collective emissions, took effect in 2005 (although without the participation of the United States).