Citizens as veto players: climate change policy and the constraints of direct democracy

  title={Citizens as veto players: climate change policy and the constraints of direct democracy},
  author={Isabelle Stadelmann‐Steffen},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  pages={485 - 507}
The search for and implementation of effective climate change policies is one of the crucial challenges of policy-makers. One strand of literature argues that domestic factors and in particular institutional prerequisites or veto points strongly influence the quality and pace of a country's policy innovation and adaptation. Focusing on a particular institutional veto point – direct democracy – how does direct democracy influence a country's adaptive capacity in the areas of climate change and… 

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