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Urban Environmental Governance

Comparing Air Quality Management in London and Mexico City (The Political Economy of Latin America Series)

by Cesar Nava Escudero

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric pollution,
  • Environmental impact analysis,
  • Local government,
  • Urban communities,
  • Political Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Air quality,
  • Air quality management,
  • England,
  • Government policy,
  • London,
  • Mexico,
  • Mexico City

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10827135M
    ISBN 100754615642
    ISBN 109780754615644

    The conservation community has increasingly embraced privatization as a means to promote environmental goals. This so-called neoliberal conservation situates property rights and free market exchange at the heart of environmental governance (Igoe and Brockington, ).In the case of fisheries, individual transferable quotas (ITQs) are imagined to be secure property . 'China's Urban Century is the impressive outcome of a European and Chinese collaborative project. The book extensively covers Chinese urban .

    Examples of governance at the local level include a neighbourhood co- operative formed to install and maintain a standing water pipe, a town council operating a waste recycling scheme, a multi- urban body developing an integrated transport plan together with user groups, a stock exchange regulating itself with national government oversight, and. The third development in the system of environmental governance in China is the increasing involvement of private companies in executing public tasks and services on the environment. For example, urban service provisioning in drinking and wastewater, energy and solid waste management experiences all kinds of new public–private partnership models.

      The goal of this book is to encourage environmental educators to reflect on their own professional stories and experiences, and to explore the idea of urban environmental education. Suggested reference: Russ, A. (). Urban environmental education narratives. Washington, DC and Ithaca, NY: NAAEE and Cornell University. (ISBN ). This chapter reviews the literature relevant to environmental governance in four domains of scholarship: globalization, decentralization, market and individual incentives-based governance, and.


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Book Description. Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change).

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