Dr. Per-Olof Busch
Doctor of political sciences (PhD)
Per-Olof Busch is a Senior Researcher at adelphi and works on issues related to Global Governance. He focuses on decision-making, implementation and coordination processes in international environmental and sustainability governance as well as on reforms of international organizations in this area. With his work, he contributes to increasing effectiveness and legitimacy of international environmental and sustainability governance.
“We need functioning, adaptable and effective international cooperation to address the environmental challenges facing humanity. At adelphi, I can develop viable approaches and introduce them into global, international and national policy processes.”
Client: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
Term: 11/2019 - 05/2021
Client: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment
Term: 06/2020 - 12/2020
Busch, Per-Olof and Helge Jörgens 2005: The international sources of policy convergence: explaining the spread of environmental policy innovations. In: Journal of European Public Policy 12 (5), 860-884.
Busch, Per-Olof and Helge Jörgens 2005: Voluntary approaches in waste management: the case of the German ELV program. In: Theo de Bruijn and Vicki Norberg-Bohm (eds.), Industrial transformation. Environmental policy innovation in the United States and Europe. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 93-118.
Busch, Per-Olof; Helge Jörgens and Kerstin Tews 2003: The diffusion of new environmental policy instruments. In: European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 41 (2), 569-600.
Busch, Per-Olof and Helge Jörgens 2002: Self-commitment on the collection and recovery of spent batteries and the reduction of mercury content in batteries. In: Marc De Clerq (ed.), Negotiated environmental agreements in Europe: critical factors for success. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 67-86.
Busch, Per-Olof and Helge Jörgens 2002: The voluntary pledge regarding the environmentally sound management of end-of-life vehicles. In: Marc De Clerq (ed.), Negotiated environmental agreements in Europe: critical factors for success. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 88-113.
Planning for sustainable development in Germany: the former front-runner is lagging behind
Jänicke, Martin; Helge Jörgens, Kirsten Jörgensen, Ralf Nordbeck and Per-Olof Busch 2001: Planning for sustainable development in Germany: the former front-runner is lagging behind. In: Milieu, Vol. 16 (3), 124-140.