This article describes the evolution of the Clinton Administration's policy on climate change and point to factors that influenced its deliberations. It focuses on the U.S. positions in international negotiations, international reaction to these positions, and domestic policies and politics that influenced these positions. More detailed analyses of certain issues - such as full descriptions of all the climate change-related activities undertaken by the federal government, both abroad and at home - are beyond the scope of this article.
U.S. Climate Change Policy Under President Clinton: A Look Back, 32 Golden Gate U. L. Rev.