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Transformative Policy Pathways to Decarbonization

This SSHRC-funded research project, being undertaken by an international research team headed up by Matt Hoffmann and Steven Bernstein, seeks to analyze both the obstacles to decarbonization and the conditions under which policy pathways to decarbonization are being and can be constructed. The carbon system or carbon lock-in does not arise from a single technology, […]

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Attitudes on Fracking, Energy Politics, and Climate Change

– Overview – This research project, headed by Andrea Olive, examines attitudes about fracking, energy politics, and climate change. A note from the authors: In spite of a long history of resource dependence and extractive activities, matched by contentious resource debates, protests, and community mobilization and engagement, there has been little empirical work that has aggregated […]

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Global Institutional (In)Coherence and Sustainable Development Governance

– Overview – This project is led by Steven Bernstein and Erin Hannah from King’s University College at Western University. It aims to identify and explain the problem of institutional and policy incoherence in global sustainable development governance and the prospects to improve coherence, including among the UN and Bretton Woods/WTO institutions.  It has resulted […]

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Accountability in Global Environmental Governance

– Overview – This project is led by Teresa Kramarz, assistant professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. The system of global environmental governance (GEG) has been characterized by fragmentation and duplication of efforts, dispersed political authority and weak regulatory influence.  This project seeks to develop an accountability lens in GEG, […]

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