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Policy transfer in the development of UK climate policy

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posted on 2023-06-08, 08:44 authored by Adrian SmithAdrian Smith
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Publication status

  • Published

Journal

Policy and Politics

ISSN

0305-5736

Issue

1

Volume

32

Page range

79-93

Pages

15.0

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  • SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit Publications

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The paper tests for the presence of policy transfers into the UK in the field of climate change, through assessing transferred policy instruments, agents of change, and knowledge utilisation. It finds that while most policies were initiated elsewhere, considerable development also took place within the country. In other terms, domestic `absorptive capacity┬┐ had to be created and policy formation advanced.

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  • Yes

Legacy Posted Date

2012-02-06

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