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Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

Routledge Library Editions: Environmental Policy

1st Edition

Various
April 08, 2019

The 11 volumes in this set, originally published between 1982 and 1995, draw together research by leading academics in the area of environmental policy and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine international policy, impact assessment, and future environmental...

Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan

Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan

1st Edition

Brendan F. D. Barrett, Riki Therivel
April 08, 2019

First published in 1991. Japanese attitudes to pollution and environmental protection were distinctly equivocal. The Japanese are a nature-loving people, yet they are responsible for widespread environmental destruction; Japan has some of the world’s strictest environmental quality standards, but...

Protecting the Periphery: Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union

Protecting the Periphery: Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union

1st Edition

Susan Baker, Kay Milton, Steven Yearley
April 08, 2019

First published in 1994. ln Protecting the Periphery the editors present a series of papers revealing the impact of EU policies on environmental quality in regions at the edge of the European Union and in those lying just outside it. In many cases these regions contain habitats and landscapes of...

Valued Environments

Valued Environments

1st Edition

John R. Gold, Jacquelin Burgess
April 08, 2019

First published in 1982. People care about places. Inhabitants demand more participation in the changes proposed for their local environments, activists urge greater protection of countryside and natural environments, decision-makers feel threatened by the antagonism aroused by their powers and...

Probability is All We Have: Uncertainties, Delays, and Environmental Policy Making

Probability is All We Have: Uncertainties, Delays, and Environmental Policy Making

1st Edition

James K. Hammitt
April 08, 2019

First published in 1990. In this study, the author suggests ways that policy-makers can think about environmental policy choice that responds to the importance of uncertainty and delay. Hammitt describes several tools for environmental policy analysis and illustrates their application to important...

Earth Follies: Feminism, Politics and the Environment

Earth Follies: Feminism, Politics and the Environment

1st Edition

Joni Seager
April 08, 2019

First published in 1993. The question of ‘agency’ is essential to our understanding of environmental problems - who is responsible, and why? Threats such as ozone depletion, global warming and overconsumption are all precipitated by the powerful institutions which shape modern life – institutions...

Dilemmas: Coping with Environmental Problems

Dilemmas: Coping with Environmental Problems

1st Edition

Graham Bennett
April 08, 2019

First published in 1992. Why are environmental problems, problems? Usually, says Graham Bennett. because the interests of the polluter are incompatible with the preservation of the environment. A hunter of whales, no matter how concerned about their decline, will always need to kill again, and a...

The Quest for World Environmental Cooperation: The Case of the UN Global Environment Monitoring System

The Quest for World Environmental Cooperation: The Case of the UN Global Environment Monitoring System

1st Edition

Branislav Gosovic
April 08, 2019

First published in 1992. In 1972, the UN Conference on the Human Environment initiated the process of world environmental cooperation. This study is about GEMS (the Global Environment Monitoring System) which the Conference recommended be set up to generate data and information necessary for...

Property Rights in the Defence of Nature

Property Rights in the Defence of Nature

1st Edition

Elizabeth Brubaker
April 08, 2019

First published in 1995. In this study, the author provides a lively and accessible account of the failure of the legal regime to protect the environment. Elizabeth Brubaker explores how legal reliance on property rights has been useful in opposing pollution of land and water. This title will be of...

Risks and Opportunities: Managing Environmental Conflict and Change

Risks and Opportunities: Managing Environmental Conflict and Change

1st Edition

Valerie Brown, David Ingle Smith, Rob Wiseman, John Handmer
April 08, 2019

First published in 1995. Managing today’s rapidly changing environment inevitably involves managing conflicts between the demands of development and conservation; the needs of the present and of the future; and between different community interests, professional positions and political priorities....

The Greening of Machiavelli: The Evolution of International Environmental Politics

The Greening of Machiavelli: The Evolution of International Environmental Politics

1st Edition

Tony Brenton
April 08, 2019

First published in 1994. Environmental issues present a daunting challenge to the international system. The destruction of the tropical rainforest, the Chernobyl explosion and the ozone layer ‘hole’ all underline the transnational nature of environmental threats and the need for states to act...

The 'Earth Summit' Agreements: A Guide and Assessment: An Analysis of the Rio '92 UN Conference on Environment and Development

The 'Earth Summit' Agreements: A Guide and Assessment: An Analysis of the Rio '92 UN Conference on Environment and Development

1st Edition

Michael Grubb, Matthias Koch, Koy Thomson, Francis Sullivan, Abby Munson
April 08, 2019

First published in 1993. The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, in June 1992, was a unique event in the annals of international affairs. The ‘Earth Summit’ brought more heads of state and government together than any previous meeting, and five...

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