Articles Tagged: Charles Rubin

Civic Environmentalism: Developing a Research and Action Agenda

Jun30 Civic Environmentalism: Developing a Research and Action Agenda 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Troubled Relationship Between Science and Policy

Jan15 The Troubled Relationship Between Science and Policy 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Civic Environmentalism: A New Approach to Policy

In Civic Environmentalism: A New Approach to Policy, we look at the special strengths of civic environmentalism in meeting today’s pressing environmental needs – including examples of a thriving citizen movement that has arisen across the country. We continue on to discuss the deep American political traditions that underpin the power of civic environmentalism. Finally, […]

The Principle of Compromise

Everyone understands that the vast majority of environmental policies in this country are a result of compromise and bargaining. But while this situation may be widely acknowledged, it is not as widely approved of. The rhetoric and even the expectations of many environmental activists are premised on the existence of clear-cut solutions to environmental problems […]

Decentralization of Environmental Policymaking: Civic Environmentalism in Theory and Practice. Proceedings of the Civic Environmentalism Working Group Conference

Executive Summary This conference had two purposes. First, to explore decentralized approaches to management of environmental questions with special, though not exclusive, attention given to the democratic goverance of the Maine lobster fisheries. Second, to fit the Maine experience with civic environmentalism (and those of other regions and in urban settings) into the broader context […]

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