Deliberative democracy and environmental justice: evaluating the role of citizens’ juries in urban climate governance

  title={Deliberative democracy and environmental justice: evaluating the role of citizens’ juries in urban climate governance},
  author={Amy Ross and James M. Van Alstine and Matthew Cotton and Lucie Middlemiss},
  journal={Local Environment},
  pages={1512 - 1531}
ABSTRACT Understanding mechanisms of policy engagement and the participation of different actors in urban climate governance is particularly important as cities follow climate emergency declarations with corresponding action, to ensure that inequalities are not exacerbated by climate action. Citizens’ juries are a deliberative democracy tool that allows a demographically representative sample of the population to learn about a contested issue from experts, and discuss, debate and develop policy… 

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