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Title Public participation in sustainability science : a handbook / edited by Bernd Kasemir [and others]
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents Citizen participation in sustainability assessments / Bernd Kasemir, Carlo C. Jaeger, and Jil Jäger -- Contexts of citizen participation / Clair Gough [and others] -- Models as metaphors / Jerry Ravetz -- Collage processes and citizens' visions for the future / Bernd Kasemir [and others] -- Citizen interaction with computer models / Urs Dahinden [and others] -- Citizens' reports on climate strategies / Cristina Querol [and others] -- Venture capital and climate policy / Bernd Kasemir, Ferenc Toth, and Vanessa Masing -- COOL : exploring options for carbon dioxide-reduction in a participatory mode / Willemijn Tuinstra [and others] -- Expert stakeholder participation in the Thames region / Thomas E. Downing [and others] -- On the art of scenario development / Chris Anastasi -- From projects to program in integrated assessment research / Marjolein B.A. van Asselt and Jan Rotmans -- Citizen participation and developing country agendas / Kilaparti Ramakrishna -- Linking the citizen to governance for sustainable climate futures / Susanne Stoll-Kleemann, Tim O'Riordan, and Tom R. Burns
Summary The participation of citizens and other stakeholders is increasingly important for policy making on the environment and sustainable development. The contributors to this book examine methods for facilitating public participation on a local and global level. The authors thus suggest consultation procedures which integrate scientific modelling with democratic decision-making processes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-267) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental policy -- Citizen participation -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development -- Citizen participation.
Form Electronic book
Author Kasemir, Bernd.
LC no. 2003273139
ISBN 0511054971
0511061307 (electronic bk.)
0511069766 (electronic bk.)
0511490976 (electronic bk.)
9780511061301 (electronic bk.)
9780511069765 (electronic bk.)
9780511490972 (electronic bk.)