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  1. Environmental policy

    Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c1999.

    This two-volume set presents significant published literature on both the national and international dimensions of environmental policy. The first volume offers reviews of the comparative literature on national environmental policies, and compares the changes in awareness of environmental issues in Europe, the USA and Japan. It investigates how different countries have established the institutions to deal with environmental policy, and explores how the policies are implemented and the results they achieve. The second volume is devoted to the international scene. It reviews the theoretical research on international environmental policy, explores the politics and problems of international policymaking, examines the connections between national and international environmental policies, and investigates the impact of international policy agreements on individual nations and their effectiveness.

  2. Environmental policy

    Roberts, Jane, 1954-
    London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.

    Environmental Policy clearly explains how the social sciences relate to environmental policy making and how they can be used to achieve policies for a sustainable future. It deals with environmental policy-making at institutional, national and international levels, and emphasises the solutions, as well as the problems. Within the overall context of sustainable development the book discusses the opportunities and constraints that environmental systems place upon the operation of human systems. It suggests environmental policy is a potential way to modify the operation of human systems so that they function within environmental constraints. Key social scientific concepts (political, social and economic) are used to explain the background for the formulation and implementation of environmental policy. Environmental problems, the role of humans in creating them, sustainable development and how this concept relates to environmental policy are all introduced. The book then considers environmental policy formulation, implementation and evaluation, within three specific contexts: the firm, the nation state and at the international level. It also reviews the place of economics, science and technology in environmental policy. Environmental Policy is an accessible text with a multidisciplinary perspective. Detailed case-studies, drawn from a range of international examples, are used throughout to illustrate issues such as global warming, international trade, tourism and the human rights of indigenous peoples. It is well illustrated and includes end of chapter summaries and further reading.

  3. Environmental policy : an economic perspective

    Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2020.

    "Global environmental challenges have caused a range of policy solutions, approaches, and models to emerge. As these challenges are expected to intensify in the near future, environmental policy and its instruments are increasingly becoming a topic of discussion, action, and disagreement in academic, professional, and mass media outlets. This fixation on the topic of policy is well-justified considering the consequences policy can have on all levels of society - global, national, sectoral, organizational, and even personal. Policy has a vital role in reducing environmental damage, incentivizing positive environmental behavior, and guiding practice toward a more sustainable future. While most policies have economic repercussions, environmental policies, and specifically new environmental policy instruments, have exhibited a special and complex relation to the economy. The environment can thus be considered an envelope encompassing and sustaining the economic system - much more than just a factor of production"--EXPAND YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF HOW ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AFFECTS BUSINESS, THE ECONOMY, AND YOUR LIFE WITH THIS ESSENTIAL RESOURCE Environmental Policy: An Economic Perspective offers readers a comprehensive examination of the ever-broadening scope and impact of environmental policy, law, and regulation. Editors Thomas Walker, Northrop Sprung-Much, and Sherif Goubran walk readers through a variety of subjects while maintaining a global perspective on the expanding role of environmental law. This book takes a pragmatic and practical approach to its subject matter, showing readers the real impact across the world of different kinds of environmental policy. Among other topics, Environmental Policy: An Economic Perspective tackles: Climate change legislation Water conservation and pricing Biodiversity of the marine environment Wildlife ranching Emission trading schemes Green job strategies Sustainable investing Written for undergraduate and graduate students in any field affected by environmental legislation and policy, this book also belongs on the shelves of anyone who seeks to better understand the increasingly important role of environmental policy on their business and life.

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