Discussion prompt: National governments are crucial for climate change governance, but let’s look at the subnational-level, where new data allows us to track progress. First, summarize what the readings illustrate about subnational climate governance in China and globally. Second, experiment with the Climate Action Dashboard—what is occurring in China? How does it compare with other countries? （400 words）
- Thomas Hale and Charles Roger, 2017, “Domestic politics and Chinese participation in transnational climate governance,” in Scott Kennedy, ed., Global Governance and China: The Dragon’s Learning Curve, 250-271.
- Kuramochi, Takeshi, et al., 2019. “Global Climate Action from Cities, Regions and Businesses: Impact of Individual Actors and Cooperative Initiatives on Global and National Emissions.” 2019. https://newclimate.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Report-Global-Climate-Action-from-Cities-Regions-and-Businesses_2019.pdf (Links to an external site.).
- Climate Action Dashboard: http://visuals.datadrivenlab.org/climateaction/