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1-6 of 6 results in Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics
A Multi-field Approach
Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies. This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking. In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an...
Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Policies and Issues presents tools and concepts about environmental policies in several developed and developing countries. It explores a broad survey of ecological modernization theory, ecological feminism theory, environmental justice theory, the concept...
Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge
Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the...
Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge
The Perspective of State Regulators
When we think about environmental policy and regulation in the U.S., our attention invariably falls on the federal level and, more specifically, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Although such a focus is understandable, it neglects the actors most responsible for the implementation...
Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge
Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to...
Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge
The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production
Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new...
Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge
Green vs. Green: The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production
To Be Published January 8th 2015
The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulation: The Perspective of State Regulators
To Be Published March 1st 2015