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Governing the Climate Challenge and Energy Transition in Cities

Edited by: Dr Thomas Hoppe and Dr Ellen van Bueren

Cities form the key context in which social, economic and environmental challenges for sustainable development will manifest in the years to come. With the rise of attention to climate change and energy transition in recent years, local governments face the challenge to design and implement effective evidence-based policy strategies. A better understanding of local governance arrangements, climate policies and practices in cities is needed to support this.

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