Environmental Protection in the Russian Federation: Lessons and Opportunities

@article{Wernstedt2002EnvironmentalPI,
  title={Environmental Protection in the Russian Federation: Lessons and Opportunities},
  author={Kris Wernstedt},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  year={2002},
  volume={45},
  pages={493 - 516}
}
  • K. Wernstedt
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Business
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Environmental managers in Russia face severe problems, both from Soviet-era and continuing environmental degradation and due to the weakness of current institutions with responsibilities for environmental protection. This paper draws on surveys, a case study of water pollution and workshops on Russian environmental decision making to explore prospects for environmental improvements. Using concepts from the regulatory reform literature, it focuses on the use of market incentives, the… Expand
Environmental Decision-making in the Pskov Region of the Russian Federation
The break-up of the Soviet Union handed down the Russian Federation a number of Soviet environmental legacies ranging from contaminated areas to the old bureaucratic procedures and outdatedExpand
Environmental Responsibility in a Transition Context: Russian NGO Perception and Response
In this paper we examine the issue of environmental responsibility in the Russian Federation by engaging in responsibility narratives with environmental nongovernmental organisations (NGOs). We do soExpand
Australia and Russia: How do their environmental policy processes differ?
This paper focuses on comparative review and analysis of the systems of environmental protection, national environmental strategies and fundamentals of environmental legislation in Australia and theExpand
Environmental Deinstitutionalization in Russia
Since the early 1990s a steadily growing social science literature has emerged on environmental reform. One of the core claims of the environmental reform school-of-thought is that environmentalExpand
Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations and Russian Environmental Governance: Accountability, Participation and Collaboration
Abstract This article examines the role of environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) in Russia and the impact of tightening governmental accountability measures. Drawing on 18 interviewsExpand
International environmental cooperation in northwest Russia: an assessment of performance
ABSTRACT The effectiveness of international environmental cooperation is a theoretical and methodological challenge that has captured the interest of scholars and students of international relationsExpand
Trust in International Environmental Cooperation in Northwestern Russia
In this article, I discuss trust and its manifestations in international environmental cooperation. A lack of trust in the capacity of states and other actors to tackle environmental issues leads toExpand
Trust in International Environmental Cooperation in Northwestern Russia
In this article, I discuss trust and its manifestations in international environmental cooperation. A lack of trust in the capacity of states and other actors to tackle environmental issues leads toExpand
Hazardous substances : a case study of environmental risk governance in the Baltic Sea region
This report aims to describe and analyse the structures and processes that shape risk governance of hazardous chemicals in the Baltic Sea area and, based on this, discuss conditions and opportunitiExpand
Comptabilité agricole et développement durable : étude comparative de la Russie et de la France
This thesis aims to respond to Gray’s proposition (2010, p.48) that it is rare, if not impossible to find accounting for sustainability, notably in the “strong” perspective of the term, that is toExpand
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 65 REFERENCES
The Reorganization of Russia's Environmental Bureaucracy: Implications and Prospects
A decree by Russian President Vladimir Putin in May 2000 abolished the Russian Federation State Committee for Environmental Protection and shifted its personnel and responsibilities for environmentalExpand
Soviet and Post-Soviet Environmental Management: Lessons from a Case Study on Lead Pollution
Abstract Through a case study on lead pollution in the former Soviet Union, the linkage of policy, environmental science, and environmental management is explored, and compared with the USExpand
Reinventing Environmental Regulation: Back to the Past by Way of the Future
Editors' Summary: Considerable debate over the efficacy of modern environmental regulation has resulted in recent reports by Enterprise for the Environment, Yale University, and the National AcademyExpand
Critical analysis of water quality monitoring in the Russian Federation and former Soviet Union.
TLDR
A holistic assessment of the purpose and current status of the Russian water quality monitoring program is essential because of the difficulty that "outsiders" have in obtaining unbiased information about the program and because this is the principal historical database on water quality that is available for the former U.S.R. and Russian Federation. Expand
Scope and limits of the market mechanism in environmental management
Abstract This paper tries to evaluate the role of the market mechanism in environmental management and warns against reductionist views on the causes and remedies of environmental damages. AccordingExpand
Empowering The Community: Information Strategies For Pollution Control
Disclosure strategies, which involve public and or private attempts to increase the availability of information on pollution, form the basis for what some have called the third wave in pollutionExpand
Thinking ecologically : the next generation of environmental policy
Twenty-five years ago, the Cuyahoga River in Ohio was so contaminated that it caught fire, air pollution in some cities was thick enough to taste, and environmental laws focused on the obvious enemy:Expand
An Organic Act after a Century of Protection: The Context, Content, and Implications of the 1995 Russian Federation Law on Specially Protected Natural Areas**
At the turn of the twentieth century, Russia began establishing protected natural areas for scientific research and to preserve both unique and typical ecosystems. Through time and perseverance byExpand
Devolving Superfund to Main Street: Avenues for Local Community Involvement
Abstract The federal Superfund program, which cleans up properties contaminated with hazardous substances, has received relatively little attention in the planning literature. Yet, with ongoingExpand
Whither Reform? Ten Years of the Transition
Ten years after the beginning of the transition, what are the lessons to be learned? Broadly speaking, most observers would conclude that China's path to the transition has been a success so far,Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...