Turning Down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies (Paperback)

Turning Down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies By H. Compston (Editor), I. Bailey (Editor) Cover Image
By H. Compston (Editor), I. Bailey (Editor)
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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.

About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230202054
ISBN-10: 0230202055
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2009
Pages: 302
Language: English