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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230202054
ISBN-10: 0230202055
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 318
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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