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Science and Politics in the International Environment

Edited By: Neil E Harrison and Gary C Bryner

Rowman & Littlefield

Paperback | Nov 2003 | #143828 | ISBN: 074252020X
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Seeks to explain what "science" and "politics" are in the context of environmental policymaking and how the interplayof science and politics influences international environmental policy.

Neil Harrison and Gary Bryner's edited book offers important insights into the interrelationships between science and politics concerning critical international environmental issues. The contributors address a wide variety of environmental policy problems and provide useful data and in-depth explanations about the reciprocal connections that exist between science and environmental policy. Environmental studies and policy students and international environmental politics and policy researchers will find the book extremely valuable and instructive.--Sheldon Kamieniecki


Thinking about science and politics, Neil E. Harrison and Gary C. Bryner. Regional issues: preserving ecosystems in Mexico and the US, Rick Brusca and Gary C. Bryner; scientific uncertainty and scientists in EU policy processes - BSE and bovine hormones, M. Leann Brown. Global issues: science and international climate change policy, Marvin Soroos; political responses to changing uncertainty in climate change, Neil E. Harrison. Science and precaution: using science, ignoring science - acidification in Ontario, 1917-1991, Don Munton; lost in the woods - negotiating international forest management, rado Dimitrov. Science, ideas and culture: the localization of universal science and its impact on politics - acid rain science and politics in Europe, North America and East Asia, Kenneth E. Wilkening; the effectiveness of the UN Convention on the law of the sea in resolving international fisheries disputes - the Southern Bluefin Tuna Case, Jeremy M. Firestone and Tom Polachek; no fence can sto it - debating dioxin drift from a small US town to Arctic Canada, Michael S. Carolan and Michael M. Bell; international cooperation in environmental policy - ecosystem management of the Great Lakes and the Baltic sea, James Elfin. Beyond case studies; toward theory, Neil E. Harrison and Gary C. Bryner.

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