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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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The Troubled Birth of the “Biotech Century”: Global Corporate Power and Its Limits

Robert Falkner.

in Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

May 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 9781 words.

This chapter examines the contestation of corporate power in the governance of genetically modified organisms, discusses recent cases of contestation in agribiotechnology, and evaluates the...

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Implementation effectiveness of EU environmental policy

Christoph Knill and Duncan Liefferink.

in Environmental Politics in the European Union

February 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 5220 words.

This chapter evaluates the effectiveness of the implementation of European Union (EU) environmental policy. It presents the institutional framework in which the implementation of European...

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Managers of Global Change

Edited by Frank Biermann and Bernd Siebenhüner.

July 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Environment. 382 pages.

International bureaucracies—highly visible, far-reaching actors of global governance in areas that range from finance to the environment—are often derided as ineffective, inefficient, and...

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Taking stock: the environmental problem-solving capacity of the EU

Christoph Knill and Duncan Liefferink.

in Environmental Politics in the European Union

February 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 6257 words.

This chapter evaluates the capability of the European Union (EU) in actually solving environmental protection problems, and applies four different assessment criteria that address the...

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Borrowing Balaram:

A. Whitney Sanford.

in Growing Stories from India

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 10561 words.

Chapter four moves beyond context to critique how concepts such as protection are used to justify inequitable practices and social relations to demonstrate how narrative legitimates...

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Risk Assessment and Native Americans at the Cultural Crossroads

Jaclyn R. Johnson and Darren J. Ranco.

in Technoscience and Environmental Justice

September 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 8391 words.

Some environmental and social organizations are making significant efforts to include the concerns of Native Americans in environmental risk assessments. The Environmental Protection Agency...

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Living in Denial

Kari Marie Norgaard.

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Environment. 304 pages.

Global warming is the most significant environmental issue of our time, yet public response in Western nations has been meager. Why have so few taken any action? This book explores answers...

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Escalating Tactics

James Lawrence Powell.

in The Inquisition of Climate Science

December 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 2658 words.

This chapter discusses global warming deniers's use of tactics that mimic those of the creationists. One of the most successful strategies of creationists has been to appeal to the good old...

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Absolute versus Intensity Limits for CO<sub>2</sub> Emission Control: Performance under Uncertainty

Ian Sue Wing, A. Denny Ellerman and Jaemin Song.

in The Design of Climate Policy

November 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Climate Change. 10856 words.

This chapter compares absolute and intensity limits for carbon dioxide emission control under conditions of uncertainty. It demonstrates the conditions under which an absolute or intensity...

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Scientists’ Public Responsibilities

Strachan Donnelley.

Edited by Ceara Donnelley and Bruce Jennings.

in Frog Pond Philosophy

February 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 911 words.

Developing the theme of the preceding chapter on the need for greater ecological literacy in American society, this chapter discusses the difficulty that scientists and other technical...

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