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Nicola McEwen speaks to Norwegian research group about climate change policy in Scotland

Dr Nicola McEwen, Senior Lecturer in Politics and Co-Director of the Institute of Governance, welcomed a group of academics from the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research on 16th September

The group are visiting the University of Edinburgh on a study trip to learn about Scotland’s economic, social and political development. Nicola gave a presentation entitled ‘Climate change policy in a multi-level arena: the case of Scotland’, setting out the Scottish government’s climate change and renewable energy agenda.  She examined the opportunities for and constraints upon devolved Scotland’s political autonomy and the intergovernmental dynamics underpinning energy and climate change policy in Scotland.