The challenges of doing climate policy - Robert Paehlke

Robert Paehlke discusses the challenges of doing climate policy in his plenary talk at the Fourth International Conference on Public Policy in Montreal, Canada. 




Robert Paehlke is Professor Emeritus (Political Science/Environmental and Resource Studies) at Trent University. He edited the Canadian environmental journal/magazine Alternatives from its founding in 1971 until 1982. He is author of Hegemony and Global Citizenship (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014); Some Like It Cold: the Politics of Climate Change in Canada (2008); Democracy’s Dilemma: Environment, Social Equity and the Global Economy (MIT Press, 2004); and Environmentalism and the Future Of Progressive Politics (Yale UP, 1991) and editor of several other books including Conservation and Environmentalism: An Encyclopedia (1995) and (with Douglas Torgerson) Managing Leviathan: Environmental Politics and the Administrative State (1990 and 2005).



Paehlke, R. C. (2000). Environmental values and public policy. Environmental policy, 4(2), 77-97. 


Paehlke, R. (2014). Climate change: mitigation, adaptation, and development.