Multi-Level Reinforcement: Explaining European Union Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation

@article{Schreurs2007MultiLevelRE,
  title={Multi-Level Reinforcement: Explaining European Union Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation},
  author={Miranda A. Schreurs and Yves Tiberghien},
  journal={Global Environmental Politics},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={19-46}
}
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