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Public Participation in Sustainability Science
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Bernd Kasemir, Jill Jäger, Carlo C. Jaeger, Matthew T. Gardner
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-04-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book examine methods for facilitating public participation in environmental policy making.
The Role of Public Participation in Energy Transitions
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Ortwin Renn, Frank Ulmer, Anna Deckert
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-25 - Publisher: Academic Press

The Role of Public Participation in Energy Transitions provides a conceptual and empirical approach to stakeholder and citizen involvement in the ongoing energy transition conversation, focusing on projects surrounding energy conversion and efficiency, reducing energy demand, and using new forms of renewable energy sources. Sections review and contrast different approaches
Public Participation in Environmental Assessment and Decision Making
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, Panel on Public Participation in Environmental Assessment and Decision Making
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-07 - Publisher: National Academies Press

Federal agencies have taken steps to include the public in a wide range of environmental decisions. Although some form of public participation is often required by law, agencies usually have broad discretion about the extent of that involvement. Approaches vary widely, from holding public information-gathering meetings to forming advisory groups
Public Participation and Better Environmental Decisions
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Frans H. J. M. Coenen
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-12 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Public Participation and Better Environmental Decisions is about a specific ‘promise’ that participation holds for environmental decision-making. Many of the arguments for public participation in (inter)national environmental policy documents are functional, that is to say they see public participation as a means to an end. Sound solutions to environmental problems
Local Sustainable Urban Development in a Globalized World
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Susan M. Opp
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-06 - Publisher: Routledge

'Sustainable development' is a key issue of concern to urban planners across the globe. How it is defined, implemented and measured at the local level remains highly contested and subject to a wide range of external cultural, political and economic pressures. Bringing together leading experts from North America, Europe, the