A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy: National Government Interventions in a Global Arena

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Frank Wijen, B. C. J. Zoeteman, Jan Pieters
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005 M01 1 - 734 páginas
In the current era of globalisation, national governments are increasingly exposed to international influences, presenting both many new opportunities and constraints on their domestic environmental policy. This title examines the effect of globalisation

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An Overview
1
Concepts and State of Affairs
31
Selected Links to Domestic Environmental Policy
33
Types of Goods Trade Effects and International Collective Action Problems
53
Responding to Global Environmental Challenges
87
5 National Environmental Policies and Multilateral Trade Rules
107
6 Towards an Effective EcoInnovation Policy in a Globalised Setting
155
7 Collaboration of National Governments and Global Corporations in Environmental Management
179
The Impact of Globalisation on Domestic Environmental Policies
415
The Dutch Position in EU Energy Policies
417
17 Strategies to Prevent Illegal Logging
435
18 Globalisation and CropProtection Policy
467
19 Free Trade in Agricultural Products and the Environment
489
The Role of Government in International and Supranational Forums
517
Strategies Green Member States Influencing EU Climate Policy
519
21 The Dispersion of Authority in the European Union and its Impact on Environmental Legislation
545

8 Globalisation and the Role of CitizenConsumers in Environmental Politics
211
9 Environmental Federalism in the European Union and the United States
247
10 Globalisation and PoliciesPolitics towards Sustainable Development in Developing Countries
277
Societal Perspectives
311
The Role and Influence of the WBCSD a Global Business Network
313
12 Globalisation Public Utility Suppliers and the Environmental Agenda
333
13 Unilever and Sustainable Development
357
The Influence of WWF an International NonGovernmental Organisation
371
15 The Impact of European NonGovernmental Organisations on EU Environmental Regulation
395
22 Mutual Recognition in the Testing of Chemicals through the OECD
569
23 Architecture of the Kyoto Protocol and Prospects for Public Climate Policy
595
New Directions
625
A Global Governance Perspective
627
Chances Risks and a Missing Strategy
653
26 Globalisation and Environmental Policy Design
687
27 Effective Environmental Strategies for Small Countries in an Interconnected Global Setting
707
Index
727
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Página 696 - With a view to enhancing the mutual supportiveness of trade and environment, we agree to negotiations, without prejudging their outcome, on: (i) the relationship between existing WTO rules and specific trade obligations set out in multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs).
Página 280 - Future defined sustainable development as: development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. . . . Sustainable development is a process of change in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development, and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.
Página 142 - For this purpose, technical regulations shall not be more trade-restrictive than necessary to fulfil a legitimate objective, taking account of the risks non-fulfilment would create. Such legitimate objectives are, inter alia: national security requirements; the prevention of deceptive practices; protection of human health or safety, animal or plant life or health, or the environment.
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