de Perthuis, Christian; Shaw, Suzanne; Lecourt, Stephen
June 2010
VSE - Vie & Sciences Economiques / La revue de l'Economie et de ;Jun2010, Issue 183/184, p71
Academic Journal
This article describes the theoretical basis and real-life application of the two main types of instruments -- regulatory and economic -- used in environmental protection policy, and in particular, in climate change policy. It outlines the context and issues at stake in the choice of instrument at various levels (national, regional, international) and analyses the perspectives for harmonising these instruments while broadening their reach to a greater number of actors, with a view to achieving a more efficient and effective global climate Policy.


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