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Environment Scotland: Prospects for Sustainability

Edited By: Elanor McDowell and James McCormick

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Mar 1999 | #122106 | ISBN: 1840148993
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About this book

This volume aims to provide an analysis of the elements of sustainable public policy in a devolved Scotland, following the vote for a Scottish Parliament in the 1997 referendum. It asks questions such as: What will be the key opportunities, policy options and constraints around sustainability?; what practical difference will devolution make?; and what changes within and beyond government will be required to strengthen the roots of sustainable development?


Contents

Part 1 Introduction: environment Scotland - an introduction, Eleanor McDowell and James McCormick; sustainability and sustainable development, David Silbergh. Part 2 Public and political opinion: environmental beliefs and behaviour in Scotland, James McCormick and Eleanor McDowell; green politics in a cool climate, Lynn Bennie. Part 3 Policy debates - from the grassroots to the parliament: sustainable development - responses from the grassroots, Eleanor McDowell and Douglas Chalmers; a framework for sustainable local transport - strategies for Scotland, David Begg; planning and the parliament - challenges and opportunities, Sarah Boyack; agriculture, forestry and rural land use, Andrew Raven; land reform, Hugh Raven; environment Scotland -the energy dimension, Tony Gloyne and Alan Hutton; greener businesses, Alistair Dalziel; business strategy, Europe and the environment - implementing environmental management systems, Peter Strachan. Part 4 Scotland, Europe and beyond: sustainable development in a small country - the impact of the global and European agenda, Kevin Dunion.

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