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The logic of fossil fuel bans

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Until recently, national bans on fossil fuel-related activities were a taboo subject, but they are now becoming increasingly common. The logic of appropriateness that underpins such bans is key to understanding their normative appeal, and to explaining and predicting their proliferation.

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For helpful comments I am grateful to R. Finighan and to participants in the Governance & Legislation Workshop at the LSE’s Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

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