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From Kyoto to the town hall : making international and national climate policy work at the local level

Author: Lennart Lundqvist; Anders Biel
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007.
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Lundqvist and Biel grapple with the serious problem of getting governments at different levels to cooperate in the struggle to solve environmental problems. The authors use social science principles to understand the conflicts that can arise in democracies that reflect local national regional and global constituencies. Given that these bodies set the policies that have crucial influence on the myriad acts  Read more...
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From Kyoto to the town hall.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007
(DLC) 2006039449
(OCoLC)75713917
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lennart Lundqvist; Anders Biel
ISBN: 9781849771412 1849771413 1280819332 9781280819339 6000001908 9786000001902 9781429462433 1429462434
OCLC Number: 122929068
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 170 pages) : illustrations
Contents: From Kyoto to the town hall : transforming national strategies into local and individual action / Lennart J. Lundqvist and Anders Biel --
Coping with climate change : Sweden's climate strategy as a case in point / Lennart J. Lundqvist and Anders Biel --
Explaining public trust in institutions : the role of consensual expert ideas / Monika Bauhr --
Is there a trade-off between cost-effective climate policies and political legitimacy? / Henrik Hammar and Sverker C. Jagers --
Assessing values in environmental policy formation / Andreas Nilsson and Anders Biel --
Organizational culture, professional norms and local implementation of national climate policy / Chris von Borgstede, Mathias Zannakis and Lennart J. Lundqvist --
Policy effectiveness and the diffusion of carbon-free energy technology : the case of wind power / Patrik Söderholm, Maria Pettersson, Kristina Ek and Gabriel Michanek --
Sharing burdens in the European Union for the protection of the global climate : a Swedish perspective / Lena Gipperth --
Governing the climate, (b)ordering the world / Johannes Stripple --
Multilevel governance : a solution to climate change management? / Anders Biel and Lennart J. Lundqvist.
Responsibility: edited by Lennart J. Lundqvist and Anders Biel.
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Examines the difficulties of aligning climate policy from international to national and sub-national levels. This title addresses the full range of barriers and complexities, including governance  Read more...

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