How Governments Can Tackle Climate Change (and Still Win Elections)
Why, despite two decades of climate policy, have affluent democracies made so little progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions? We know that there are ways of doing this that are both practical and affordable. It is politics that is the problem. Stringent climate policies may lead companies to...
Published February 15th 2012 by Routledge
Although the science of climate change is well-established and there are well-known policy instruments that could significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions without prohibitive economic costs, political obstacles to more determined action remain despite heightened concern among mainstream...
Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge
Radical Policy Initiatives in Western Europe
The problem of mass unemployment in western Europe has persisted since the early 1980s. Clearly the policies implemented by national governments and the EU have not been successful in adequately tackling this important social, economic and political issue.The New Politics of Unemployment provides a...
Published November 20th 1996 by Routledge