More than Markets: A Comparative Study of Nine Conservative Parties on Climate Change

  title={More than Markets: A Comparative Study of Nine Conservative Parties on Climate Change},
  author={Sondre B{\aa}tstrand},
  journal={Politics and Policy},
  • Sondre Båtstrand
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • Politics and Policy
  • Cross-national comparisons of proposed policies of individual parties are an underdeveloped part of the literature on environmental politics in general and climate politics in particular. Although conservative parties are portrayed as skeptical toward adopting climate measures or even supposed to ignore climate change, this study of nine conservative electoral manifestoes nevertheless finds that most of them support climate measures, even in the form of state interventions in the market economy… CONTINUE READING
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