Turning Down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies by H. CompstonTurning Down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent Democracies by H. Compston

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

EditorH. Compston, I. Bailey

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Explores political strategies for governments that wish to take stronger action on climate change.

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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 (edite...
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Title:Turning Down the Heat: The Politics of Climate Policy in Affluent DemocraciesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 31, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230202055

ISBN - 13:9780230202054

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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.ORiordan &--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