Cities to the rescue? Assessing the performance of transnational municipal networks in global climate governance

@article{Bansard2016CitiesTT,
  title={Cities to the rescue? Assessing the performance of transnational municipal networks in global climate governance},
  author={Jennifer S. Bansard and P. Pattberg and O. Widerberg},
  journal={International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics},
  year={2016},
  volume={17},
  pages={229-246}
}
Despite the proliferation and promise of subnational climate initiatives, the institutional architecture of transnational municipal networks (TMNs) is not well understood. With a view to close this research gap, the article empirically assesses the assumption that TMNs are a viable substitute for ambitious international action under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It addresses the aggregate phenomenon in terms of geographical distribution, central players… Expand
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