Professors Claire Dupont, Dave Huitema, and Lisa Dellmuth have debated the European Union’s declaration that it is a global leader on climate change and its dual leadership role that includes implementing climate mitigation policies domestically while engaging in climate diplomacy internationally to encourage, persuade, coerce, and assist others to adopt similarly ambitious climate mitigation policies. The debate brought to light advances on decarbonization, in contrast to very modest attempts to address adaptation challenges at the European level.

Watch the event entitled "Ideas, Interests, Institutions, and Nation-state Climate Politics: Mitigators, Adapters, and Mitigator-Adapters," here: