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Climate Change and Alternative Governance

PI: Kathleen Cunningham, University of Maryland

Year selected for award: 2021

Climate Change and Alternative Governance

Principal Investigator: Kathleen Cunningham, University of Maryland

Co-principal Investigator: Elisabeth Gilmore, Clark University; Danielle Jung, Emory University; Cyanne Loyle, Pennsylvania State University; Reyko Huang, and Texas A&M University

Years of award: 2022-2025   

Managing service agency: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Project description:
This project answers key questions about how different actors contribute to or impede climate governance (from long-term challenges to crisis response), how these actors compete or cooperate as governors, how these connections impact actors’ legitimacy and authority, and how civilians interact with them and attribute responsibility (negatively or positively) for climate hazard management.