Publications

Understanding public support for international climate adaptation payments: Evidence from a choice experiment

Research article by Tobias Kruse, Giles Atkinson on 25 Jan 2022

Using a representative sample of the UK population, the authors of this paper use a discrete choice experiment to explore the way in which distributional considerations drive respondent decisions in two dimensions: (a) among recipients of adaptation finance in recipient developing countries, and (b) among those who contribute to this finance (via taxation).



Does it pay for firms to go green?

Policy publication by Misato Sato, Tobias Kruse, Josh Burke, Myra Mohnen, Peter Pope on 15 Jun 2020

To tackle the challenges of climate change, more investment needs to be mobilised in low-carbon technologies and capital assets. This report examines the implications for firms as they diversify into the green marketplace. read more »




Multi-level governance and power in climate change policy networks

Research article by Monica Di Gregorio, Leandra Fatorelli, Jouni Paavola, Bruno Locatelli, Emilia Pramova, Dodik Ridho Nurrochmat, Maria Brockhaus, Sonya Dyah Kusumadewi, Intan Maya Sari, Peter May on 29 Jan 2019

This article proposes an innovative theoretical framework that combines institutional and policy network approaches to study multi-level governance. The framework is used to derive a number of propositions on how cross-level power imbalances shape communication and collaboration across multiple levels of governance. The framework is then applied to examine the nature of cross-level interactions in […]




Can national policy blockages accelerate the development of polycentric governance? Evidence from recent developments in UK climate policy

Working paper by Andy Gouldson, Jouni Paavola, James Van Alstine on 31 Oct 2016

Many factors can conspire to limit the scope for policy development at the national scale. In this paper, we consider whether blockages in national policy processes – resulting for example from austerity or ‘small state’ political philosophies – might accelerate the development of more polycentric governance arrangements. Recognising that this issue is of widespread relevance, […]