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decision-making models

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 188 words.

A broad concept covering a variety of models and approaches to the process of problem-solving and decision-making within disaster and

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Political processes and decision-making procedures

Christoph Knill and Duncan Liefferink.

in Environmental Politics in the European Union

February 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 8952 words.

This chapter examines the characteristic processes and decision-making procedures involved in the development and design of European Union environmental policies, discussing the informal...

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Priority Actions to Improve Provenance Decision-Making

Martin F Breed, Peter A Harrison, Armin Bischoff, Paula Durruty, Nick J C Gellie, Emily K Gonzales, Kayri Havens, Marion Karmann, Francis F Kilkenny, Siegfried L Krauss, Andrew J Lowe, Pedro Marques, Paul G Nevill, Pati L Vitt and Anna Bucharova.

in BioScience

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 5012 words.

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Selecting the geographic origin—the provenance—of seed is a key decision in restoration. The last decade has seen a vigorous debate on whether to use...

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Incorporating Biophilic Design through Living Walls: The Decision-Making Process

Clayton Bartczak, Brian Dunbar and Lenora Bohren.

in Constructing Green

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 7810 words.

For the last few thousand years, people have constructed increasingly complex structures to shield themselves from the outside world. However, this seems to have come at a price to their...

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National-Level Institutions and Decision-Making Processes for Spatial Planning in the United Kingdom

Malcolm Grant.

in National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries

April 2001; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 10164 words.

This chapter, which discusses the national-level institutions and decision-making processes for spatial planning in the United Kingdom, describes the relationship between the central...

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Leaps of Faith: How Implicit Assumptions Compromise the Utility of Ecosystem Models for Decision-making

Edward J. Gregr and Kai M.A. Chan.

in BioScience

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 8006 words.

Ecological forecasts are increasingly seen as central to integrated management. However, to use such predictions, decision-makers require some understanding of how likely the forecasts...

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National-Level Planning Institutions and Decision-Making in France

Gérard Marcou.

in National-Level Planning in Democratic Countries

April 2001; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 13775 words.

This chapter discusses national-level planning in France. It begins with an analysis of the rise of the regional paradigm in French planning, and then reviews the Guidance Act on Spatial...

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Cleaning Wisconsin’s Waters: From Command and Control to Collaborative Decision Making

Michael E. Kraft.

in Toward Sustainable Communities

March 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 9654 words.

This chapter reviews the recent history of the struggle to clean up the Fox-Wolf River Basin in Northeastern Wisconsin, which surrounds metropolitan Green Bay. It highlights the strategies...

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The Gulf Monarchies and Natural Unsustainability

Mari Luomi.

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 7782 words.

This chapter examines why and how Gulf monarchies have become “naturally unsustainable”. It tracks the increasing unsustainabilities that are being created through the interactions of the...

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Theories of Science in Policy Making

Ann Campbell Keller.

in Science in Environmental Policy

July 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 6849 words.

This chapter discusses science’s role in policymaking and outlines the traditional approach to decision-making that mistrusts the opposing views of science and politics. It also discusses...

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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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Practicing Laws

Rebecca Neaera Abers.

in Practical Authority

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 12135 words.

This chapter focusses on the interaction between law-making and the implementation of new reform models. The main focus of the chapter is on the decade following the passage of the 1997...

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The Executive Awakes

Jairam Ramesh.

in Green Signals

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 23307 words.

The effort to mainstream environmental concerns in the government’s decision making would not have any lasting impact if the executive did not reclaim its place. India has among the most...

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Introduction

Ann Campbell Keller.

in Science in Environmental Policy

July 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 9645 words.

This book focuses on the role of scientists in creating and shaping public attention and attentiveness and, finally, public decision-making regarding environmental policy outcomes. The book...

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Scientists and Legislation

Ann Campbell Keller.

in Science in Environmental Policy

July 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 19222 words.

This chapter examines political debates in legislative settings, explaining the specific features of legislative policymaking, and discusses institutionalizing science narratives for acid...

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The Epistemic Dimension of the Political Opportunity Structure

David J. Hess.

in Undone Science

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 12034 words.

The concept of the political opportunity structure from social movement studies has undergone various expansions, including the development of a theory of the industry opportunity structure...

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Green Signals

Jairam Ramesh.

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Environment. 596 pages.

The debate on whether to privilege economic growth over ecological security is passé. Environmental considerations must be at the heart of economic growth, especially for a country of 1.25...

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The Biophysical

Jack P. Manno and Stephen B. Balogh.

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 6690 words.

In this chapter, Manno and Balogh articulate a biophysical logic that complements the social, political, and ethical arguments against the unfettered extraction of fossil fuels. They argue...

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Competition and pressure: British policy integration

Shizuka Oshitani.

in Global Warming Policy in Japan and Britain

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 9580 words.

Britain has sought to integrate environmental concerns into policy decision-making at all levels. To this end, the first environment white paper introduced two institutions which would...

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Diversions of Authority

Rebecca Neaera Abers.

in Practical Authority

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 11131 words.

This chapter explores institution building in the context of high stakes political battles, by way of the Piracicaba, Capivari and Jundiaì river basins in São Paulo and the giant São...

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