Environmental Policy Integration: Greening Sectoral Policies in Europe

Environmental Policy Integration: Greening Sectoral Policies in Europe

by Andrea Lenschow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1853837083

ISBN-13: 9781853837081

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Integrating environmental policies into the policies of all other sectors is the core European environmental policy. But there has been no thorough investigation of the political process involved. This volume provides it. It analyzes the process of policy integration - the greening of public policy - across the relevant sectors and countries. It finds very

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Integrating environmental policies into the policies of all other sectors is the core European environmental policy. But there has been no thorough investigation of the political process involved. This volume provides it. It analyzes the process of policy integration - the greening of public policy - across the relevant sectors and countries. It finds very significant variation from sector to sector and from country to country, and it analyzes the reasons for this. (Surprisingly the UK, traditionally the "dirty man" of Europe is far more actively engaged than environmental "progressives" such as Germany.) It identifies the obstacles to integration and offers solutions for policy formulation, decision making and implementation at the relevant political levels.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853837081
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Edition description:
1
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction - Greening the European Union: An Introduction
• Three Conceptions of the Integration Principle in International Environmental Law
• Part II: Country Studies - Efficient Hardware and Light Green Software: Environmental Policy Integration in the UK
• Efficient Policy Integration as a Political Principle: The German Case and the Implications of European Policy
• Environmental Policy Integration in Italy: Is a Green Government Enough? Some Evidence from the Italian Case
• Part III: European Union Policy Studies - Integrating European Environmental and Agricultural Policy
• Why Does Environmental Policy Integration Fail? The Case of Environmental Taxation for Heavy Goods Vehicles
• The Sustainability of Freight Transport Across the Alps: European Union Policy in Controversies on Transit Traffic
• European Union Energy Policy in a Changing Climate
• Dynamics in a Multilevel Policy: Greening the European Union Regional and Cohesion Funds
• Part IV: Conclusion - Conclusion: What Are the Bottlenecks and Where Are The Opportunities for Greening the European Union?
• Index

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