New PDF release: Constructing Local Environmental Agendas: People, Places and

By Susan Buckingham-Hatfield, Susan Percy

ISBN-10: 0203983491

ISBN-13: 9780203983492

ISBN-10: 041517063X

ISBN-13: 9780415170635

ISBN-10: 0415201187

ISBN-13: 9780415201186

Developing neighborhood Environmental Agendas attracts on unique contributions from experts all over the world to argue that there's scope for neighborhood parts to enhance their environments, supplied local community are concerned. foreign case experiences, from united kingdom, Europe, Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, reveal the significance of admire for indigenous wisdom and the necessity to eliminate layers of forms from coverage making.

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2 Secondary analysis has also been undertaken of a project being conducted by the University of British Columbia (UBC) in collaboration with Richmond (BC) City Council, and of the ‘Model Communities Program’ being promulgated by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives. The UK examples were selected for their various innovatory approaches: Gloucestershire for its early devolution of lead responsibility to a voluntary organisation, Lancashire for its long-standing record on environmental management, Leicester for its inclusion in the Environment City network, and Reading for its neighbourhood-based approach (supported by the Worldwide Fund for Nature UK).

This is not to negate the pivotal importance of civicness, but it does remind us that motivation, by itself, is insufficient. 28 LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LOCAL PEOPLE AND LA21 Notes 1 This chapter arises from research conducted under ESRC grant No. L320253221, ‘Policy, process and product in Local Agenda 21’ (a project within ESRC’s Global Environmental Change Programme, Phase 4). 2 The key Local Agenda 21 publications for the case study areas are: Gloucestershire County Council/Vision 21, Sustainable Gloucestershire—the Biggest Issue; the Vision 21 Handbook for Creating a Brighter Future (1996); Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Environmental Action Programme—a Local Agenda 21 for Lancashire, (1993); Lancashire County Council, Lancashire’s Green Audit 2: a Sustainability Report (1997); Leicester City Council, Blueprint for Leicester-Findings Report (1995); Reading Borough Council, Reading’s Agenda 21 Statement— What’s it All About?

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