Turning down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies by Hugh Compston | 9780230202054 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Turning down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies

Turning down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies

by Hugh Compston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230202055

ISBN-13: 9780230202054

Pub. Date: 12/15/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This study analyses the politics of climate policy in a range of affluent democracies and at EU level in order to identify political strategies that would make it easier for governments to make major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions without sustaining significant political damage.

Overview

This study analyses the politics of climate policy in a range of affluent democracies and at EU level in order to identify political strategies that would make it easier for governments to make major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions without sustaining significant political damage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230202054
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; H.Compston & I.Bailey PART I: CONTEXT Climate Policy: Issues and Opportunities; T.Barker Political Science Perspectives on Climate Policy; G.Bryner The International Dimension of Climate Policy; D.Davenport PART II: ANALYSIS The European Union and the Politics of Multi-Level Climate Governance; C.Damro & D.McKenzie Federal Climate Politics in the United States: Polarization and Paralysis; P.Brewer & A.Pease Hot Air and Cold Feet: The UK Response to Climate Change; I.Lorenzoni, T.O'Riordan & N.Pidgeon France: Towards an Alternative Climate Policy Template?; J.Szarka German Climate Policy between Global Leadership and Muddling Through; A.Michaelowa Conflict and Consensus: The Swedish Model of Climate Politics; L.Friberg Prometheanism and the Greek Energy Zugzwang; I.Botetzagias Facing up to the Greenhouse Challenge? Australian Climate Politics; I.Bailey & S.Maresh Explaining the Failure of Canadian Climate Policy; D.Mcdonald Climate Policy in the United States: State and Regional Leadership; A.M.Chatrchyan & P.M.Doughman PART III: CONCLUSIONS Political Strategy and Climate Policy; H.Compston & I.Bailey

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