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Creating Climate Coalitions: Mass Preferences for Compensating Vulnerability in the World's Two Largest Democracies

SPS Seminar / Frontiers
25 May 2022, h. 14.30 
SPS Seminar Room
and on MS TEAMS

Federica Genovese  University of Essex

Chair: Fabio Franchino  University of Milan

Abstract
Combating climate change requires adjustments with significant distributional implications. To build support coalitions, policymakers propose compensating individuals bearing the costs. What are the determinants of public opinion regarding climate compensation? We show that people who reside in coal-producing regions prefer compensation, the general public privileges diffuse redistribution mechanisms and investments, while vulnerable respondents have cross-cutting preferences.

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11 May 2022
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