Turning Down the Heat
The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies
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Turning Down the Heat by Hugh Compston
Book DescriptionThis 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230202054
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hugh Compston
Climate Change and Political Strategy, Paperback (December 2011)
This title analyses the nature of climate policy politics in affluent democracies from a number of theoretical angles. It has been written to improve our understanding of which political strategies would be likely to enable governments to make deep cuts in emissions while avoiding significant political damage.
Policy Networks and Policy Change, Hardback (September 2009)
This study applies policy network theory to major technological, economic, environmental and social trends to generate propositions about the future of public policy. Among the findings are that we should expect more business-friendly policies, more intrusive law enforcement, more women-friendly policies, and stronger climate policies.
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Author Biography - Hugh Compston
HUGH COMPSTON is a Reader in the Department of Politics, Cardiff School of European Studies, Cardiff University, UK, and has written extensively on public policy and policy-making. Recent publications include King Trends and the Future of Public Policy (2006), and Handbook of Public Policy in Europe: Britain, France and Germany (edited, 2004). IAN BAILEY is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Plymouth, UK. He has published widely on the use of economic instruments and voluntary agreements in UK, EU and Australian climate policy, and on the construction of multi-level climate governance regimes.
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