Environmental Policy in Search of New Instruments

Environmental policy is undergoing a dramatic transformation. The problems connected with global change, the need for preventative action, and the growing importance of non-source pollution call for new courses of action and new institutional arrangements. In this situation, it is fairly obvious tha...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Dente, Bruno. (Editor)
Format: SpringerLink eBooks
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1995.
Series:Environment, Science and Society, 3
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Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-8504-0
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction: The Globalization of Environmental Policy and the Search for New Instruments
  • 2. A Classification of Instruments for Environmental Policy
  • 3. The Political (Un)feasibility of Environmenal Economic Instruments
  • 4. Arguments, Assumptions and the Choice of Policy Instruments. The Case of the Debate on the CO2/Energy Tax in the European. Community
  • 5. Courts and Citizen Action
  • 6. Addressing Uncertainty. Law, Policy and the Development of the Precautionary Principle
  • 7. Policy Instruments, Public Deliberation and Evaluation Processes
  • 8. Mediation as a Policy Instrument for Resolving Environmental Disputes. With Special Reference to Germany
  • 9. New Institutional Arrangements for a New Generation of Environmental Policy Instruments: Intra- and Interpolicy-Cooperation.