Social impacts of climate change mitigation policies and their implications for inequality

@article{Markkanen2019SocialIO,
  title={Social impacts of climate change mitigation policies and their implications for inequality},
  author={Sanna Markkanen and Annela Anger-Kraavi},
  journal={Climate Policy},
  year={2019},
  volume={19},
  pages={827 - 844}
}
ABSTRACT The Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set ambitious targets for environmental, economic and social progress. Climate change mitigation policies play a central role in this process. To maximize the benefits and minimize the negative effects of climate change mitigation policies, policymakers need to be aware of the indirect and often complex social and inequality impacts that these policies may have and the pathways through which these impacts emerge. Better… 
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