Lobbying by Trade Associations on EU Climate Policy

Fagan-Watson, B., Elliott, B. and Watson, T. 2015. Lobbying by Trade Associations on EU Climate Policy. London University of Westminster.

TitleLobbying by Trade Associations on EU Climate Policy
AuthorsFagan-Watson, B., Elliott, B. and Watson, T.
TypeProject report
Abstract

Climate change has been recognised as one of the greatest challenges of the 21st Century. Its impacts, and they way that we choose to deal with them will profoundly affect how business and society operates. This report focuses on European Union (EU) climate policy – the governance structures, rules and regulations that have been put in place at the EU level to attempt to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Specifically, it focuses on how trade associations representing industrial sectors or broader business interest have lobbied on EU climate policy, and the impact that they have had on the policymaking process. The report then goes on to discuss whether the impacts of this lobbying align with the stated policies of the companies that are members of these trade associations.

FilePSI_Climatepolicy_finalreport_2015.pdf
KeywordsLobbying
EU
Climate
Policy
Trade Association
Climate Change
EU ETS
Year2015
PublisherUniversity of Westminster
Place of publicationLondon
Page range85
Web address (URL)http://www.psi.org.uk/site/project_detail/lobbying_by_trade_associations_on_eu_climate_policy

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