publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2015 . Embargo end date: 05 May 2018

Public Demand and Climate Change Policy Making in OECD Countries: From Dynamics of the Demand to Policy Responsiveness

Bianca Oehl;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: ETH Zurich
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Climate change is one of today’s major political challenges. The Kyoto Protocol assigned national emission reduction goals for the developed countries however national governments in these countries have implemented policies varying widely in range and ambition over time and across countries to meet their goals. Can this variation in policy making be explained by dierences in the typically taken for granted – but empirically often neglected – influence of public demand for climate protection? Public demand is addressed from four angles in this thesis. First the influence of the business cycle on public demand for climate protection is examined for 27 countries b...
Subjects
free text keywords: MASS COMMUNICATION + MASS MEDIA (SOCIOLOGY); MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE OECD (ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT); ÖFFENTLICHE MEINUNG (SOZIOLOGIE); PUBLIC OPINION (SOCIOLOGY); CLIMATE POLICY (ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY); OECD-MITGLIEDSLÄNDER (ORGANISATION FÜR WIRTSCHAFTLICHE ZUSAMMENARBEIT); BUSINESS CYCLE; KLIMAPOLITIK (UMWELTPOLITIK); MASSENKOMMUNIKATION + MASSENMEDIEN (SOZIOLOGIE); GLOBAL CHANGE + GLOBAL WARMING (CLIMATOLOGY); GLOBAL CHANGE + KLIMAERWÄRMUNG (KLIMATOLOGIE); KONJUNKTURZYKLUS, Natural resources, energy and environment, MASS COMMUNICATION + MASS MEDIA (SOCIOLOGY), MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE OECD (ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT), ÖFFENTLICHE MEINUNG (SOZIOLOGIE), PUBLIC OPINION (SOCIOLOGY), CLIMATE POLICY (ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY), OECD-MITGLIEDSLÄNDER (ORGANISATION FÜR WIRTSCHAFTLICHE ZUSAMMENARBEIT), BUSINESS CYCLE, KLIMAPOLITIK (UMWELTPOLITIK), MASSENKOMMUNIKATION + MASSENMEDIEN (SOZIOLOGIE), GLOBAL CHANGE + GLOBAL WARMING (CLIMATOLOGY), GLOBAL CHANGE + KLIMAERWÄRMUNG (KLIMATOLOGIE), KONJUNKTURZYKLUS, info:eu-repo/classification/ddc/333.7, ddc:333.7
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SNSF| Explaining Spatial and Temporal Dynamics in Climate Change Policy Making
Project
  • Funder: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Project Code: 100017_135261
  • Funding stream: Project funding | Project funding (Div. I-III)
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