THE PUBLIC DEBATE OVER ENERGY AND CLIMATE CONTROL
An Overview of Public Policymaking in American Government
About the Book
This book examines the process for legislating and regulating energy policies in American government. The author emphasizes the ongoing energy policy debate over how government should proceed with programs of conservation and climate control; and research and development programs for renewable energy sources. Readers gain insight into the role of politics in energy policy development. The overarching objective is to stimulate interest in this subject among students of public policy and the lay audience.
About the Author
Dr. Marion Hopkins Harris completed a successful career as an upper level manager in the federal government. She spent part of her professional career at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and as a Managing Auditor/Evaluator, U. S. General Accounting Office. She is an Associate Professor of Public Administration, School of Business, Bowie State University. She earned the Doctor of Public Administration and the Master of Public Administration degrees from the School of Policy Planning and Development, University of Southern California; and the Master of Urban Affairs degree, University of Pittsburgh.