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Perspectives on the Environment: Interdisciplinary Research in Action

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By: J Holder


Hardback | Sep 1993 | #28860 | ISBN: 1856286061
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Collection of interdisciplinary research papers under four broad headings: Green Ideology; Business, Finance and Environmental Regulation; European Environmental Policy: A Comparative Assessment; Urban Environmental Problem: East and West.


Part I Green ideology: A cuckoo in the nest - the National Front and green ideology. The mixed fortunes of the British Green Party 1989-1992. Deep ecology and the undermining of green politics. Part II Business, Finance and Environmental Regulation: Environmental Assessment - the inadequacies of law. The Danish experience of clean technology - co-optimizing environmental protection and working conditions. The environment and business - the incorporation of environmental responsibility into retail ethics. Towards an environmental credit-rating agency. Part III European Environmental Policy - A Comparative Assessment: Environmental policy in transition - a comparative overview of key developments in Britain and Germany. Global warming and energy policy - burden or opportunity? Success through lack of competition - the political opportunity structure for EC environmental policy in Belgium. Part IV Urban Environmental Problems - East and West: Urban environmental pollution and child health in Houston, USA - the links to economic growth. Air pollution management in the former USSR.

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