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UK Environmental Policy in the 1990s - Tim S. Gray

UK Environmental Policy in the 1990s

By: Tim S. Gray (Editor)

Paperback Published: 25th October 1995
ISBN: 9780333621219
Number Of Pages: 308

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The central controversy running through this book is whether Mrs Thatcher's famous 'green' speeches of 1988 marked a fundamental shift by the Conservative Government towards environmentalism, or whether they were merely political rhetoric, designed to rule out a temporary surge of popular support for the Green Party. The conclusion arrived at is mixed: in some policy areas a definite shift has occurred, but in others it is 'business as usual'. An overall change of gear is still awaited.

Acknowledgements - Notes on Contributors - Introduction; T.Gray - View from the Inside: UK Environmental Policy seen from a Practitioner's Perspective; T.Burke - Impact of the European Union on UK Environmental Policy Making; N.Haigh & C.Lanigan - The Establishment of a Cross-Sector Environment Agency; N.Carter & P.Lowe - The Precautionary Principle in UK Environmental Law and Policy; A.Jordan & T.O'Riordan - UK Environmental Policy and the Politics of the Environment in Northern Ireland in the 1990s; S.Yearley - The Politics of Mutual Attraction? UK Local Authorities and the Europeanisation of Environment Policy; S.Ward - The United Kingdom and Global Warming Policy; D.Maddison & D.Pearce - Energy Conservation Policy; G.Manners - Constructing Regulations and Regulating Construction: The Practicalities of Environmental Policy; E.Shove - UK Environment Policy and Transport; K.Button - Acid Rain: A Business-As-Usual Scenario; J.Skea - Nuclear Waste Disposal: A Technical Problem in Search of a Political Situation; A.Blowers - Running Up the Down Escalator: Developments in British Wildlife Policies after Mrs Thatcher's 1988 Speeches; S.C.Young - The Tragedy of the Commons: UK Fisheries Policy in the 1990s; A.Stenson & T.Gray - The United Kingdom and the International Environmental Agenda: Rio and After; M.Redclift - Index

ISBN: 9780333621219
ISBN-10: 0333621212
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 25th October 1995
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1