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Main Title Science and politics in the international environment /
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Harrison, Neil E.,
Bryner, Gary C.,
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 52887264
ISBN 0742520196; 9780742520196; 074252020X; 9780742520202
Subjects Environmental policy--International cooperation ; Environmental sciences--International cooperation ; Milieubeleid ; Internationale samenwerking ; Política ambiental ; Cooperaðcäao internacional ; Proteðcäao ambiental ; Polâitica ambiental
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ELBM  GE170.S375 2004 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/22/2014
Collation xiv, 379 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Thinking about science and politics -- A case study of two Mexican bioshpere reserves: the upper Gulf of California and Colorado River Delta and the El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar biosphere reserves -- Scientists and scientific uncertainty in EU policy processes: BSE and bovine hormones -- Science and international climate change policy -- Political responses to changing uncertainty in climate science -- Using science, ignoring science: lake acidification in Ontario -- Lost in the woods: international forest policy -- Localizing universal science: acid rain science and policy in Europe, North America, and East Asia -- The effectiveness of the UN Convention on the Law of the sea in resolving international fisheries disputes: the southern bluefin tuna case -- No fence can stop it: debating dioxin drift from a small US town to arctic Canada -- International cooperation in environmental politics: ecosystem management of the Great Lakes and the Baltic Sea -- Toward theory. This book seeks to explain what 'science' and 'politics' are in the context of environmental policymaking & how the interplay of science & politics influences international environmental policy.