Online workshop: What Scholars Know (and Need to Know) about the Politics of Climate Change

On Friday, November 11 (11:00 am-1:30 pm, Eastern Time), please join us for an online workshop on What Scholars Know (and Need to Know) about the Politics of Climate Change. 

This workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss a selection of the papers that have been commissioned for a PS: Political Science & Politics symposium, guest edited by Jennifer Hadden and Aseem Prakash.  This Symposium will review important recent work on the politics of climate change, stimulating more attention to existing climate change research and pointing to outstanding questions with relevance to the political science discipline. This Symposium also seeks to distill the key lessons from political science for an interdisciplinary audience.

Online Workshop 

Friday, November 11, 2022 

11:00 am-1:30 pm, Eastern Time 




Jennifer Hadden, University of Maryland, College Park 

Aseem Prakash, University of Washington, Seattle 


Panel 1
11:00-12:00 (noon) EST

How IR Theory on Norm Dynamics can Shed Light on the Politics of Climate Change

Kathryn Sikkink, Harvard University

Legal Strategies for Climate Action

Cary Coglianese, University of Pennsylvania

The Costs of Environmental Commitment: Latino Environmentalism and the Disproportionate Costs of Climate-Friendly Policies

Gary Segura, University of California, Los Angeles

10-minute break

Panel 2
12:10-1:30pm EST

Climate Security: How to Write about the Future Without Lapsing into Prophesy

Joshua Busy, University of Texas, Austin

Polarization and the Political Economy of Climate Change

Patrick Egan, New York University
Megan Mullin, Duke University

The Politics of Climate Policy Instrument Choice

David Konisky, Indiana University, Bloomington

Climate Policy Beyond the UNFCCC

Jessica Green, University of Toronto

Non-presenting symposium authors:

Prakash Kashwan, Brandeis University
Karin Bäckstrand, Stockholm University

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