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Technology as a driver of climate and energy politics

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Technological innovation, often induced by national and subnational policies, can be a key driver of global climate and energy policy ambition and action. A better understanding of the technology–politics feedback link can help to further increase ambitions.

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We gratefully acknowledge financial support by the Swiss National Science Foundation (project number PYAPP1_166905).

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  1. Tobias S. Schmidt and Sebastian Sewerin are at the Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, Haldeneggsteig 4, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

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