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Climate Change and Public Administration:

A Blog Commentary Symposium

Guest Editors
Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash


Table of Contents

Climate change and public administration: An introduction
Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash


Section 1: How legal and administrative frameworks influence climate policy
1. Cary Coglianese and Shana Starobin
The legal risks of regulating climate change at the subnational level

2. Yuen Yuen Ang
Why China can’t fix its environment simply by adjusting targets

3. Joseph Pallazzo, Owen R. Liu, Sarah E. Anderson, and Christine Tague
Institutional connectivity and water conservation during drought

4. Harald Fuhr, Thomas Hickmann, Chris Höhne, Markus Lederer, and Fee Stehle
How global climate governance initiatives reconfigure public authority in developing countries


Section 2: Cities as climate policy innovators
5. Lena Bendlin
The dilemma of orchestrating non-state climate action

6. Susan M. Opp and Samantha L. Mosier
Counting money: Cities love climate policies if they generate local benefits

7. Amelia Clarke and Eduardo Ordonez-Ponce
City scale: Cross-sector partnerships for implementing local climate mitigation plans


Section 3: Managing multiple dimensions of climate policy
8. Gian-Claudia Sciara
Working with what you have: California’s SB 375

9. Alex Lenferna
Washington state’s carbon tax initiative: Lessons in getting carbon taxes via referendums

10. Susan Sterett and Adam Eckerd
Beyond the blame game. How Norfolk is building public solidarity to respond to climate change

11. Sierra Cameron Woodruff
Who to engage to create high quality adaptation plans


Section 4: New administrative arrangements for climate policy
12. Elizabeth Baldwin
New governance of the electricity sector: states as policy laboratories

13. Shane Day
What can we learn from Native American relocation as a response to climate change?

14. Victoria Herrman
The dangers of ad hoc climate change relocation policy in America


Section 5: Emission trading systems
15. Sanjay Patnaik and Jorge Rivera
The future of emissions trading: Implications for public administration

16. Rama Mohana R. Turaga and Anish Sugathan
What makes market mechanisms for emissions abatement work in India?

17. Matto Mildenberger
The political benefits of inefficient climate policies


Section 6: Information, training, and knowledge in climate policy
18. Saudamini Das
Moderating the impacts of extreme weather like heat waves through public awareness campaign

19. Nicole Darnall, Justin M. Stritch, Stuart Bretschneider, Lily Hsueh, and Won No
How cities are addressing climate change through sustainable purchasing

20. Evgenia Gorina, Brett Cease, Doug Goodman, and Romeo Abraham
Environmental sustainability adoption and financial management in U.S. cities

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