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Environmental Campaigns and the Adoption and Implementation of Renewable Portfolio Standards

Ion Bogdan Vasi

in Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the way in which environmental groups and activists shape the energy policymaking processes in countries that have very good wind potential but a social context that is less ... More


The Interjurisdictional Gray Area

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Five probes the zone of jurisdictional overlap that belies the dual federalism ideal, where both the states and federal government hold legitimate regulatory interests or obligations. It ... More


When the Fog of Enactment Lifts: Utilities Drive Rapid Retrenchment of Ohio’s Renewable Energy Laws

Leah Cardamore Stokes

in Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 8 examines how networked interest groups can learn about policies in other states and use this information to swiftly drive retrenchment. Ohio was one of the last states to enact a renewable ... More


Wind Power in Japan

Scott Valentine

in Wind Power Politics and Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199862726
eISBN:
9780197563236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199862726.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The story of wind power development in Japan is, at its essence, a subplot to a story of path dependency and the clout of a well-entrenched nuclear power regime. Path dependency refers to the ... More


Introduction

Leah Cardamore Stokes

in Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 introduces the book, providing the framework for the theory. It explains policy feedback theory and its limitations. Next, it provides an overview of the book’s theory, which places ... More


Policy Feedback Takes Hold: Networked Advocates Use the Public to Drive Clean Energy Leadership in Texas

Leah Cardamore Stokes

in Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 examines one of the earliest renewable energy laws in the United States: Texas’s renewable portfolio standard, enacted under then-governor George W. Bush in 1999. This chapter provides the ... More


Retrenchment by a Thousand Cuts: Koch Industries and Allies Drive Polarization on Clean Energy in Kansas

Leah Cardamore Stokes

in Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 explores a case of clean energy retrenchment by a thousand cuts. Kansas first implemented a clean energy law in 2009. The state seemed poised to withstand retrenchment of the renewable ... More


Regulatory Capture Thwarts Feedback: Utilities Undermine Arizona’s Net Metering Policy and Clean Energy Targets

Leah Cardamore Stokes

in Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 examines net metering. These laws have been crucial across the country for the development of the solar market. They set the rules for how to compensate individuals and organizations ... More


Why Politicians Are Reluctant to Price Carbon

Barry G. Rabe

in Can We Price Carbon?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037952
eISBN:
9780262346580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037952.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The preferences of economists in policy do not necessarily correspond with what is politically feasible for elected officials. Indeed, carbon pricing to address climate change represents an enormous ... More


A Direct Line to Legislators and Regulators: Fossil Fuel Corporations Undermine Texas’s Solar Energy Law

Leah Cardamore Stokes

in Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 concludes the Texas story. Over time, fossil fuel companies and industrial energy consumers came to oppose Texas’s renewable energy policies. Given their political influence over both ... More


Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Leah Cardamore Stokes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Short Circuiting Policy examines clean energy policies to understand why US states are not on track to meet the climate crisis. After two decades of leadership, American states are slipping in their ... More


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