“Undiplomatic Action” Released as the First Paper in a Series from the Brookings Institution about the Geopolitics of Energy and Climate Change

Research Affiliate David Victor recently co-wrote a paper titled, “Undiplomatic Action: A practical guide to the new politics and geopolitics of climate change”, as part of a series from Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy and Climate. The following is a summary from the Brookings Institution:

“In ‘Undiplomatic Action’ David G. Victor and Bruce D. Jones explore the changing landscape of climate diplomacy and pathways forward in driving on-the-ground energy transitions and technological innovation. In the first of the Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy and Climate paper series, they write, ‘The underlying facts surrounding practical deployment of new technologies are what drive changes in emissions, political preferences, and how national governments assess national interests.'”

Read the full summary article and the paper itself from Brookings here.

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