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Gary Bryner

Gary Bryner was Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University, Director of the Natural Resources Law Center, and Research Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law until his death in 2010. His books include Global Warming: A Reference Handbook and Blue Skies, Green Politics.

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The idea of the interconnectedness of nature is at the heart of environmental science. By contrast, American policy making and governance are characterized by fragmentation. Separation of powers, divergent ideologies, and geographical separation all work against a unified environmental policy. Nowhere does this mismatch between problem and solution pose a greater challenge than in climate change policy, which has implications for energy use, air quality, and such related areas as agriculture and land use.