Power, Protest, Norms and Networks: Fossil fuels and the new politics of climate change

Recent years have seen a surge in political campaigns, government actions and international initiatives directly targeting fossil fuels (rather than greenhouse gases per se). Drawing on a suite of recent publications, Fergus Green will explain how the new politics of fossil fuels mobilises grassroots supporters, challenges the legitimacy of the fossil fuel industry, builds global moral norms against fossil fuels, and facilitates international cooperation.