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Interests, institutions, and climate policy: Explaining the choice of policy instruments for the energy sector

Hughes, Llewelyn; Urpelainen, Johannes


Highlights: What explains variation in the energy-related climate policies that nations implement? In this paper we present a theory of energy-related climate policy in democratic countries, emphasizing the distributional effects of policies on important energy-related industries, public sentiment, and the institutional capacity of governments, in determining energy-related climate policies implemented cross-nationally. As to the form of the policy, we expect the government to favor regulatory...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Science and Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2015.06.014


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