New PDF release: Climate Change Policy in North America Designing Integration

By A. Neil Craik, Isabel Studer, Debora Van Nijnatten

ISBN-10: 1442646705

ISBN-13: 9781442646704

While no supranational associations exist to manipulate weather switch in North the United States, a approach of cooperation between a various diversity of actors and associations is at the moment rising. Given the diversity of pursuits that impact weather coverage throughout political limitations, can those particular components be built-in right into a coherent, and eventually resilient method of local weather cooperation?

Climate swap coverage in North America is the 1st e-book to check how cooperation respecting weather swap can emerge inside of decentralized governance preparations. top students from a number of disciplines offer in-depth case reports of weather cooperation tasks – corresponding to emissions buying and selling, power cooperation, weather finance, carbon accounting and foreign alternate – in addition to research of the institutional, political, and fiscal stipulations that impression weather coverage integration.

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We use the language of networks to refer to relations among government agencies at multiple levels and with private actors. For us, networks are informal institutions that facilitate interactions within the system, not a method used to discover the properties of these structures. M. Hafner-Burton, M. Kahler, and A. Montgomery, “Network Analysis in International Relations,” International Organization 63, no. 3 (2009): 559–92. Elinor Ostrom, “A Polycentric Approach for Coping with Climate Change” (working paper 5095, World Bank Policy Research, 2009).

This remains the case, even though high levels of economic integration and energy interdependence between the three countries prevail, and high-level contacts across the three countries have intensified in recent years. This chapter highlights the ways in which domestic political-economic dynamics and the current form of nation-to-nation interactions underlie the polycentricity of the North American regime. S. S. leadership. As a result, there is a level of policy convergence at the national level, particularly when the United States expresses a will to lead, but this convergence is unlikely to crystallize into a regional framework for carbon emissions reduction.

Etcheverry’s investigation highlights, above all, the lack of policy coherence across the renewables sub-system. Within Mexico’s governmental framework, there are considerable barriers to renewables development and application, including outmoded policy and legal arrangements, limited governmental infrastructure and support, inadequate market incentives, and a lack of resources and capacity, particularly at the local level. While much might be done to address these barriers within the country – and Etcheverry makes specific recommendations in these respects – he also notes the critical role that might be played by cross-jurisdictional collaboration in developing local capacity and ensuring that new technical and policy initiatives are informed by the know-how accumulated in lead jurisdictions.

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