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The meanings of climate change policy : implementing carbon reduction in the East Midlands

@inproceedings{Pearce2013TheMO,
  title={The meanings of climate change policy : implementing carbon reduction in the East Midlands},
  author={W. Pearce},
  year={2013}
}
  • W. Pearce
  • Published 18 July 2013
  • Political Science
The UK 2008 Climate Change Act transferred a global policy issue into national legislation, establishing unprecedented targets for reducing emissions justified by scientific evidence. The Act prompted a question: could such stretching targets be achieved? This question is addressed through an embedded case study within the East Midlands region between 2010-2011. The research makes an original contribution to knowledge, taking an interpretive, decentred approach to subnational climate policy… 
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