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Rhetoric and Reality in Environmental Policy: The Case of the Netherlands in Comparison with Britain

Out of Print

Series: Avebury Studies in Green Research

Edited By: M Wintle and R Reeve

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #34684 | ISBN: 1856289273
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About this book

Academic text which examines the differences in the environmental policies of the two countries, and which finds that policy differences lie not in the environmental reality but in the political culture of the nations.


Contents

Rhetoric and reality in environmental issues in the Netherlands and Britain today - an introduction; shades of green - political parties and Dutch environmental policy; new strategies for environmental policy - regional network management in the Netherlands; transport and the environment - a Dutch perspective; global warming and energy policy in the Netherlands - towards sustainable development?; household waste recycling in rural areas in the Netherlands and Britain; confronting the nitrate problem - the Dutch and British responses to the 1991 EC nitrate directive; environmental policy in the Netherlands - change and effectiveness.

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