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Climate change policy in the European Union by Andrew Jordan

By Andrew Jordan

The eu Union (EU) has emerged as a number one governing physique within the overseas fight to manipulate weather swap. The transformation that has happened in its rules and associations has profoundly affected weather swap politics on the overseas point and inside of its 27 Member States. yet how has this been accomplished while the ecu includes such a lot of degrees of governance, whilst political management in Europe is so dispersed and the coverage offerings are in particular tricky? Drawing on numerous designated case experiences spanning the interlinked demanding situations of mitigation and variation, this quantity deals an unrivalled account of ways various actors wrestled with the complicated governance dilemmas linked to weather coverage making. starting up the EU's internal workings to non-specialists, it presents a point of view at the means that the ecu governs, in addition to exploring its skill to take care of a number one place in overseas weather switch politics.

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It reveals that the EU has made some hugely significant choices in these sub-areas in the past 20 to 30 years, but that many important dilemmas still remain to be confronted. e. 2020–40). g. empirical case studies, scenario-informed interviews with key policy makers and an interactive policy exercise on burden sharing), Chapter 11 investigates how climate change policies at the international and national levels might evolve after 2020. Drawing upon a set of four future scenarios, it explores what kinds of governance dilemma might conceivably arise and their associated choices.

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