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Johannes Urpelainen

Johns Hopkins University

Based in

United States
North America

Johannes Urpelainen is an award-winning author of five books and over two hundred refereed articles on environmental politics, energy policy, and global governance. He teaches action-oriented classes on energy and environmental policy to equip the next generation of global leaders with deep knowledge, advanced analytical skills — and a passion for transformational social change. As one of the world’s top energy policy experts, Johannes frequently advises governments, international organizations, and the private sector on energy and environment.

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Johannes Urpelainen & Thijs Van de Graaf. 2017. “United States non-cooperation and the Paris agreement,” Climate Policy (December 2017).

Llewelyn Hughes & Johannes Urpelainen. 2015. “Interests, institutions, and climate policy: Explaining the choice of policy instruments for the energy sector,” Environmental Science & Policy (December 2015).

Michaël Aklin & Johannes Urpelainen. 2013. “Debating clean energy: Frames, counter frames, and audiences,” Global Environmental Change (October 2013).

Andrew Cheon & Johannes Urpelainen. 2013. “How do competing interest groups influence environmental policy? The case of renewable electricity in industrialized democracies, 1989–2007,” Political Studies (February 2013).

Michaël Aklin & Johannes Urpelainen. 2013. “Political competition, path dependence, and the strategy of sustainable energy transitions,” American Journal of Political Science (February 2013).

Michaël Aklin & Johannes Urpelainen. 2013. “Perceptions of scientific dissent undermine public support for environmental policy,” Environmental Science & Policy (January 2013).

Johannes Urpelainen. 2012. “A model of dynamic climate governance: dream big, win small,” International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics (May 2012).