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To confront the climate crisis, we need political change involving a dramatic shift in domestic and transnational norms. Norm models should be recognized as one of the theoretical tools within the panoply of approaches to examine and address climate change. The most promising norm campaigns underway are those that target fossil fuel companies and government policies that support them (e.g., subsidies).


Sikkink, Kathryn. "How International Relations Theory on Norm Cascades Can Inform the Politics of Climate Change." PS: Political Science & Politics 57.1 (January 2024): 36-39.