* how we might deal with environmental risk in conditions of scientific and political uncertainty
* the need to understand the technical, economic and political responses to environmental change
* finding new ways of involving citizens in decisions affecting environmental futures
* the prospects for achieving sustainable forms of development
Environmental Responses is the final book in a series entitled Environment: Change, Contest and Response that forms a large part of an Open University interdisciplinary course on environmental matters. The other books in the series are:Understanding Environmental Issues
Introduction (Andrew Blowers and Steve Hinchliffe).
Chapter One: Environmental responses: radioactive risks and uncertainty (Steve Hinchliffe, Andrew Blowers).
Chapter Two: Design for urban environments (Rod Barratt).
Chapter Three: Economic Analysis and environmental responses (Paul Anand).
Chapter Four: Environmental politics: society's capacity for political response (Pieter Leroy, Karin Verhagen).
Chapter Five: Climate change: global responses under uncertainty (Stephen Peake).
Chapter Six: Sustainable environmental futures: opportunities and constraints (Steve Hinchliffe, Andrew Blowers, Joanna Freeland).
Epilogue: environmental futures (Andrew Blowers, Steve Hinchliffe).
- Provides students with technical measures and tools for understanding environmental decision-making
- Develops readers' understanding of regional and global environmental policies and politics and the critical approaches for resolving contests over the environment.
“…an informative, richly illustrated and accessible reader, which develops a number of environmental themes…” (Geography, 2004)
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