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Understanding Environmental Policy

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ISBN-10: 0231135378

ISBN-13: 9780231135375

Edition: 2006

Authors: Steven Cohen

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In Understanding Environmental Policy, Steven Cohen introduces an innovative, multidimensional framework for developing effective environmental policy within the United States and around the world. He demonstrates his approach through an analysis of four case studies representing current local, national, and international environmental challenges: New York City's garbage crisis; the problem of leaks from underground storage units; toxic waste contamination and the Superfund program; and global climate change. He analyzes the political, scientific, technological, organizational, and moral import of these environmental issues and the nature of the policy surrounding them. He also places a…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Developing a Framework
Understanding Environmental Policy
A Framework for Understanding Environmental Policy
Applying the Framework
Why New York City Can't Take Out the Garbage
Why Companies Let Valuable Gasoline Leak Out of Underground Tanks
Have We Learned How to Clean Up Toxic Waste Sites, and Can We Afford It?
Have We Made the Planet Warmer, and If We Have, How Can We Stop?
Critiquing the Framework
What Have We Learned from the Framework About Environmental Problems, and What Else Do We Need to Know?
Conclusions: Improving Environmental Policy