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Turning Down the Heat

The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies

  • Hugh Compston
  • Ian Bailey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Hugh Compston, Ian Bailey
      Pages 1-11
  3. Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Terry Barker
      Pages 15-32
    3. Deborah Davenport
      Pages 48-62
  4. Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Irene Lorenzoni, Tim O’Riordan, Nick Pidgeon
      Pages 104-124
    3. Iosif Botetzagias
      Pages 183-201
    4. Douglas Macdonald
      Pages 223-240
    5. Allison M. Chatrchyan, Pamela M. Doughman
      Pages 241-260
  5. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Hugh Compston, Ian Bailey
      Pages 263-288
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 289-302

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

climate change conflict Europe European Union (EU) Governance government Policy political science politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Hugh Compston
    • 1
  • Ian Bailey
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CardiffUK
  2. 2.University of PlymouthUK

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