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Learning about Climate Change: Finance Ministries in International Climate Change Politics

Skovgaard, Jakob LU (2012) In Global Environmental Politics 12(4). p.1-1
Abstract
In the course of the last four years, finance ministries have increasingly been involved in the international climate change negotiations. The involvement has to a large degree been due to the framing of climate change as a market failure. The framing calls for an active climate change policy and has therefore been at odds with the framing of climate change policy previously predominant in finance ministries: that it constitutes expenditure to be avoided. The framing of climate change policy as expenditure has continued to persist, something which has led to clashes within and between finance ministries. The article calls for further research focusing on the role of the two frame and of finance ministries as actors in climate change... (More)
In the course of the last four years, finance ministries have increasingly been involved in the international climate change negotiations. The involvement has to a large degree been due to the framing of climate change as a market failure. The framing calls for an active climate change policy and has therefore been at odds with the framing of climate change policy previously predominant in finance ministries: that it constitutes expenditure to be avoided. The framing of climate change policy as expenditure has continued to persist, something which has led to clashes within and between finance ministries. The article calls for further research focusing on the role of the two frame and of finance ministries as actors in climate change politics. (Less)
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Climate change, global governance, finance ministries
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Global Environmental Politics
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12
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4
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1 - 1
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Project MUSE
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1526-3800
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Leadership Abandoned? – Explaining the EU’s Position in the Global Climate Change Negotiations 2007-2010
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English
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  abstract     = {In the course of the last four years, finance ministries have increasingly been involved in the international climate change negotiations. The involvement has to a large degree been due to the framing of climate change as a market failure. The framing calls for an active climate change policy and has therefore been at odds with the framing of climate change policy previously predominant in finance ministries: that it constitutes expenditure to be avoided. The framing of climate change policy as expenditure has continued to persist, something which has led to clashes within and between finance ministries. The article calls for further research focusing on the role of the two frame and of finance ministries as actors in climate change politics.},
  author       = {Skovgaard, Jakob},
  issn         = {1526-3800},
  keyword      = {Climate change,global governance,finance ministries},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {1--1},
  publisher    = {Project MUSE},
  series       = {Global Environmental Politics},
  title        = {Learning about Climate Change: Finance Ministries in International Climate Change Politics},
  volume       = {12},
  year         = {2012},
}