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Fragmented Climate Change Leadership: Making Sense of the Ambiguous Outcome of COP-15
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0407-3939
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.
Linköping universitet.
Linköping universitet.
2012 (English)In: Environmental Politics, ISSN 0964-4016, E-ISSN 1743-8934, Vol. 21, no 2, 268-286 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This article utilizes a leadership perspective to analyze the ambiguous outcome of the 2009 UN climate summit in Copenhagen. By considering follower perspectives, using unique survey data to empirically identify the leading actors in the climate negotiations, and examining the goals, strategies, and interplay of the different leadership forms of all the main leadership candidates, we are able to give a fuller picture of the importance of leadership in international negotiations and what role leadership played at the COP-15 conference. In addition to the insights generated concerning the dynamics that led to the Copenhagen Accord, the article contributes to the leadership scholarship by illustrating the importance of an analytical framework that incorporates the demand side of leadership, the supply side of leadership, the interplay of leadership visions and forms, and the fit between these elements. We conclude by discussing the implications that our findings hold for future UNFCCC climate negotiations.

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Taylor & Francis, 2012. Vol. 21, no 2, 268-286 p.
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Climate change; leadership; leadership recognition, international cooperation, international negotiations, UNFCCC, COP 15
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Political Science
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Political Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-167626DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2012.651903ISI: 000302791900005OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-167626DiVA: diva2:487346
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Available from: 2012-01-31 Created: 2012-01-31 Last updated: 2017-12-08Bibliographically approved

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