The Canadian Environment in Political Context

The Canadian Environment in Political Context

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  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781442608719
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The Canadian Environment in Political Context is an introduction to environmental politics designed to explain and explore how environmental policy is made inside the Canadian political arena. The book begins with a brief synopsis of environmental quality across Canada before moving on to examine political institutions and policymaking, the history of environmentalism in Canada, and crucial issues including wildlife policy, pollution, climate change, Aboriginals and the environment, and Canada's North. The book ends with a discussion of the environmental challenges and opportunities that Canada faces in the twenty-first century. Accessible and comprehensive, The Canadian Environment in Political Context is the ideal text for environmental politics and policy courses.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations                              xiii
Acknowledgements xvii
Preface xix
Chapter 1 The Canadian Environment 1 (26)
Environmental Quality and Indicators 4 (14)
Air Quality 5 (3)
Water Quality 8 (3)
Agriculture and Land 11 (2)
Fish and Fisheries 13 (2)
Forests 15 (1)
Biodiversity and Species at Risk 16 (2)
Factors Affecting Environmental Quality 18 (5)
Urbanization 18 (2)
Population and Immigration 20 (1)
Affluence 21 (2)
Quality and Impact Assessment 23 (2)
Conclusions 25 (1)
Key Terms 25 (1)
Discussion Questions 26 (1)
Suggested Readings 26 (1)
Chapter 2 Canadian Politics and Institutions 27 (26)
Canada's Political Institutions 29 (12)
Executive Branch 31 (1)
Legislative Branch 32 (7)
Judicial Branch 39 (2)
Federalism 41 (7)
Qu饕ec and Canada 44 (1)
The Provinces and Canada 45 (1)
Aboriginal Peoples and Canada 46 (2)
Multiple Levels of Governance 48 (1)
Conclusions 49 (1)
Key Terms 50 (1)
Discussion Questions 50 (1)
Suggested Readings 50 (3)
Chapter 3 Making Policy in Canada 53 (24)
Policy Actors 54 (10)
Political Parties 54 (3)
Interest Groups 57 (2)
The Media 59 (3)
Citizen Experts 62 (1)
Citizens 62 (2)
The Policy Process 64 (5)
When a Model Is Only a Model 65 (3)
Actors and the Process 68 (1)
Policy Instruments and Tools 69 (2)
Defining Environmental Policy 71 (2)
Policymaking in the Provinces 73 (1)
Policymaking in the Territories 74 (1)
Conclusions 75 (1)
Key Terms 76 (1)
Discussion Questions 76 (1)
Suggested Readings 76 (1)
Chapter 4 The History of Environmentalism in 77 (22)
Canada
Natural History Pre-1867 78 (3)
National Parks 81 (2)
The Environmental Eras 83 (7)
Third Wave 86 (3)
The End of the Third Wave and the Rise of 89 (1)
the Green Party
Environmentalism and Ideology 90 (2)
Canadian Environmental Policy and Policy Tools 92 (3)
Environmental Policy under Conservative Party 95 (1)
Leadership, 2006-15
Conclusions 96 (1)
Key Terms 97 (1)
Discussion Questions 98 (1)
Suggested Readings 98 (1)
Chapter 5 The Conservation of Species at Risk 99 (18)
Why Care? 100 (2)
Federal Conservation of Wildlife 102 (5)
The Federal Government and the Species at 104 (3)
Risk Act
Provinces and Species at Risk 107 (2)
The Role of Cities 109 (1)
The Role of NGOs 109 (3)
The Role of Citizens 112 (1)
Conclusions 113 (1)
Key Terms 114 (1)
Discussion Questions 114 (1)
Suggested Readings 114 (3)
Chapter 6 Water, Air, and Chemical Pollution 117 (34)
The Politics of Water 118 (16)
Water Management 120 (2)
The Federal Government and Water 122 (2)
The Provinces and Water 124 (5)
Water Permits 125 (2)
Water Quality 127 (2)
Transprovincial Water 129 (1)
The Role of Cities in Water Policy 130 (1)
The Role of NGOs in Water Policy 131 (2)
The Role of Citizens in Water Policy 133 (1)
Air Pollution 134 (7)
The Federal Government and Air Pollution 135 (2)
Policy
The Provinces and Air Pollution Policy 137 (1)
The Role of Cities 138 (2)
The Role of NGOs 140 (1)
The Role of Citizens 140 (1)
Chemicals and Pollution 141 (7)
Federal Chemical Policy 143 (1)
The Provinces and Chemicals 144 (2)
The Role of Cities 146 (1)
The Role of NGOs 146 (2)
The Role of Citizens 148 (1)
Conclusions 148 (1)
Key Terms 149 (1)
Discussion Questions 149 (1)
Suggested Readings 150 (1)
Chapter 7 The Politics and Policy of Land: From 151 (26)
Agriculture to Forests to Cities
Agricultural Policy 152 (9)
The Federal Government and Agriculture 153 (3)
The Provinces and Agriculture 156 (1)
The Role of Cities 157 (1)
The Role of NGOs 158 (1)
The Role of Citizens 159 (2)
Forestry Policy 161 (6)
The Federal Government and Forestry 162 (1)
The Provinces and Forestry 163 (1)
The Role of Cities 164 (1)
The Role of NGOs 165 (1)
The Role of Citizens 166 (1)
Urban Land Policy 167 (6)
Provinces, Cities, and Urban Land 168 (2)
The Role of NGOs 170 (2)
The Role of Citizens 172 (1)
Conclusions 173 (1)
Key Terms 174 (1)
Discussion Questions 174 (1)
Suggested Readings 174 (3)
Chapter 8 Energy Policy and Climate Change 177 (26)
Canada's Energy Needs 177 (4)
Energy Production and Consumption: 181 (2)
Regionalism in Canada
Federal Energy Policy 183 (3)
The National Energy Board 184 (2)
Provincial Energy Policy and Politics 186 (1)
Climate Change and Energy Policy 187 (10)
Federal Climate Policy 188 (3)
Provincial Climate Policy 191 (2)
The Role of Cities in Climate Change Policy 193 (1)
The Role of NGOs in Climate and Energy 194 (2)
Policy
The Role of Citizens in Climate and Energy 196 (1)
Policy
Policy Options and Obstacles 197 (1)
Conclusions 198 (2)
Key Terms 200 (1)
Discussion Questions 200 (1)
Suggested Readings 200 (3)
Chapter 9 Aboriginal People and the Environment 203 (28)
Who Are Aboriginals? 204 (4)
Demographics and Geography 206 (2)
Aboriginals and the Environment 208 (4)
Understanding Canada's Aboriginal Law 212 (6)
Aboriginal Land and Environmental Policy Today 218 (9)
Pipelines 218 (3)
Water 221 (3)
Species at Risk 224 (3)
Conclusions 227 (1)
Key Terms 228 (1)
Discussion Questions 228 (1)
Suggested Readings 229 (2)
Chapter 10 Politics and Policy in the North and 231 (28)
Far North
What Is the Arctic? Where Is the Arctic? 232 (4)
"Discovery" and Sovereignty 236 (4)
American Influence on Canada's Arctic 240 (2)
Laws in the Arctic 242 (1)
Aboriginal Co-Management of the North 243 (1)
The Arctic Council and Arctic Governance 244 (5)
Domestic Policy: Canada's Northern Strategy 249 (2)
Energy Politics in the North 251 (4)
The Mackenzie Gas Project 251 (2)
The Trans Alaska Pipeline and the 253 (2)
Canada輸laska Pipeline
The Northwest Passage 255 (2)
Conclusions 257 (1)
Key Terms 258 (1)
Discussion Questions 258 (1)
Suggested Readings 258 (1)
Chapter 11 The Canadian Environment in a Global 259 (26)
Context
Global Institutions and Canada's Role 260 (11)
Financial Organizations and Mechanisms 264 (3)
International Law and Canada 267 (4)
International Case Studies 271 (11)
Ozone Depletion 271 (1)
Biodiversity Protection 272 (2)
Hazardous Chemicals 274 (1)
Climate Change 275 (7)
Conclusions 282 (1)
Key Terms 282 (1)
Discussion Questions 282 (1)
Suggested Readings 283 (2)
Chapter 12 The Canadian Environment in the 285 (26)
Twenty-First Century
Policy Evaluation 286 (14)
Looking Back and Evaluating 289 (2)
Looking Forward and Environmental Leadership 291 (5)
The Future of Climate Change: Domestic 296 (2)
The Future of Climate Change: International 298 (2)
A Fourth Wave of Environmentalism? 300 (2)
Our Future and Sustainable Development 302 (2)
Federalism and Canada's Environment in the 304 (3)
Twenty-First Century
Conclusions 307 (2)
Key Terms 309 (1)
Discussion Questions 309 (1)
Suggested Readings 309 (2)
Glossary 311 (18)
References 329 (36)
Index 365