11: Implementing climate policies III

Framing a mitigation strategy

Now that we have studied the main drivers of emissions in cities, how can we frame a mitigation strategy in practice? Which climate targets should we choose, which schedule, at what cost, with the help of whom?…

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Required reading

Ostrom, E., 2009. A Polycentric Approach for Coping with Climate Change. Background paper for the WDR 2010. This is a classic article by Elinor Orstrom, who won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. You can find a summary of somne of the main ideas in this interview (but I strongly advise to read the whole paper).

The power, and limits, of local action

Mitigation planning


How to frame a strategy


Cities and global climate action


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