Green giants? : environmental policies of the United States and the European Union / edited by Norman J. Vig and Michael G. Faure.

The United States in recent years has been abandoning its historical role as a leader in environmental regulation. At the same time, the European Union, spurred by political integration, has enacted many new environmental laws and assumed a leadership role in promoting global environmental sustainab...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Vig, Norman J. (Editor) Faure, Michael (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2004]
Series:American and comparative environmental policy.
Table of Contents:
  • The precautionary principle, risk assessment, and the comparative role of science in the European community and the US legal systems / Theofanis Christoforou
  • The roots of divergence: a European perspective / Ludwig Krämer
  • Convergence, divergence, and complexity in US and European risk regulation / Jonathan B. Wiener
  • Environmental federalism in the United States and the European Union / R. Daniel Kelemen
  • Implementation of environmental policy and the law in the United States and the European Union / Christoph Demmke
  • Convergence or divergence in the use of "negotiated environmental agreements" in the European and US environmental policy: an overview / David J.E. Grimeaud
  • What future for environmental liability? The use of liability systems for environmental regulation in the courtrooms of the United States and the European Union / Timothy Swanson and Andreas Kontoleon
  • The climate change divide: the European Union, the United States, and the future of the Kyoto Protocol / Miranda A. Schreurs
  • Trade and the environment in the global economy: contrasting European and American perspectives / David Vogel
  • International development assistance and burden sharing / Paul G. Harris
  • Sustainable development: comparative understandings and responses / Susan Baker and John McCormick
  • Emerging transnational policy networks: the European environmental advisory councils / Richard Macrory and Ingeborg Niestroy
  • The Transatlantic environmental dialogue / Carl Lankowski
  • The necessary dialogue / Michael G. Faure and Norman J. Vig.