For Insights into Climate Policy, Look to Practice—Not Just Theory

For Insights into Climate Policy, Look to Practice—Not Just Theory
One Earth 1: 46-47 (2019), DOI 10.1016/j.oneear.2019.08.008

In this issue of One Earth, Creutizig’s Perspective article proposes a comprehensive climate-mitigation strategy with carbon-pricing policies that raise public funds for low-carbon infrastructure investments. But how will political economy barriers constrain progress? To help answer this question, the research community needs to study real-world climate-policy systems.