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Global environmental assessments : information and influence

Author: Ronald B Mitchell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.
Series: Global environmental accords.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comparative analysis of global environmental assessments shows the importance of policy salience, scientific credibility, and social and political legitimacy in determining the influence of scientific assessments on global environmental policy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Global environmental assessments.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006041963
(OCoLC)64427544
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald B Mitchell
ISBN: 9780262279987 0262279983 0262134683 0262633361 9780262134682 9780262633369 9781429477611 142947761X 1282097458 9781282097452
OCLC Number: 145732558
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 344 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Evaluating the influence of global environmental assessments / William C. Clark, Ronald B. Mitchell, David W. Cash --
Science or salience : building an agenda for climate change / Wendy E.F. Torrance --
Problem framing in assessment processes : the case of biosafety / Aarti Gupta --
Whose experts? : the role of geographic representation in global environmental assessments / Frank Biermann --
Assessment information in European politics : east and west / Stacy D. VanDeveer --
Structure and influence of international assessments : lessons from Eastern Europe / Liliana B. Andonova --
From regional to global information : assessment of persistent organic pollutants / Noelle Eckley Selin --
Climate change and sea-level rise in Maine and Hawai'i : the changing tides of an issue domain / Susanne C. Moser --
Trust, respect, patience, and sea-surface temperatures : useful climate forecasting in Zimbabwe / Anthony G. Patt --
Mining water, drying wells : multilevel assessment and decision making for water management / David W. Cash --
Information and influence / Ronald B. Mitchell, William C. Clark, David W. Cash.
Series Title: Global environmental accords.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald B. Mitchell [and others].
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