Bloomberg (2020)

Eric Roston

All Politics Is Local, Including Climate Politics

Not every country in the Paris Agreement is making the same sacrifices to reach climate goals. Why, then, have 75 countries announced stronger climate commitments in 2020 rather than dropping out of the agreement? This article argues that domestic support within countries has a more powerful effect on international climate politics than reciprocal actions by other nations.  

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  • The ‘free rider’ doctrine and what effects it may have on global climate politics
  • The new ‘winners and losers’ of national climate policies 
  • The connection between domestic and global politics