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Cases in Climate Change Policy: Political Reality in the European Union

Edited By: Ute Collier and Ragnar Löfstedt

204 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1997 | #58878 | ISBN: 1853834149
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #58879 | ISBN: 185383419X
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This volume of case studies, based on research sponsored by and carried out for DG XI is the first to examine the constraints to and opportunities for the implementation of climate change strategies in the EU and its Member States.


The Climate Change Challenge * The Energy Dimension * Routes of Reducing Transport-Related Greenhouse Gas Emissions * The EU and Climate Change Policy: The Struggle Over Policy Competences * Leadership and Unification: Climate Change Policies in Germany * 'Windfall' Emission Reductions in the UK * Italy: Implementation Gaps and Budget Deficits * France: Relying on Past Reductions and Nuclear Power * Spain: Fast Growth in CO2 Emissions * Sweden: The Dilemma of a Proposed Nuclear Phase Out * Comparative Analysis and Conclusions * Index

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Uti Collier is a research fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, where she is also coordinator of the Working Group on Environmental Studies. Ragner E Lofstedt is a lecturer in social geography at the Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, and a visiting fellow at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria.

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