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Better Environmental Decisions Strategies for Governments, Businesses and Communities

Edited By: Ken Sexton, Alfred A Marcus, William Easter and Timothy D Burkhardt
475 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Island Press
Better Environmental Decisions
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Better Environmental Decisions reponds to the need for improved environmental decision making by bringing together leading scholars and practitioners to provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary introduction to the subject. Each chapter describes an important aspect of environmental decision making; identifies key issues, problems, and barriers; and recommends ways to improve both the process and the final result.Topics examined include: Congressional decisions about regulatory reform environmental benefit/cost analysisvaluing environmental impacts comparing risks and setting priorities strategic environmental management corporate accounting for environmental and social factors corporate responses to rules and regulations community decisions about environmental riskscivic environmentalismcommunity partnerships with industry and governmentThroughout, contributors focus on providing tools to make better decisions, and on presenting solutions to real-world problems."Better Environmental Decisions" describes and analyzes the key decision making criteria of each of the stakeholders involved -- governments, businesses, and communities -- and offers a compendium of techniques necessary for achieving success. It will be a landmark reference and resource for anyone involved with environmental decisionmaking, including legislators, regulators, business and environmental managers, environmental advocates, community activists, reporters, researchers, educators, and students.


Making decisions about environmental policy; understanding individuals' environmental decisions; environmental decision making by organizations; government decision making; guiding principles for environmental policy design; setting environmental priorities; business decision making; evaluating a firm's environmental performance; community decision making; using the citizen's jury to improve environmental decisions.

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Edited By: Ken Sexton, Alfred A Marcus, William Easter and Timothy D Burkhardt
475 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Island Press
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