Chernobyl – Turning Point or Catalyst?
Тезисы до: 31.07.2016
Даты: 02.12.16 — 03.12.16
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Организаторы: Heinrich Boll Stiftung
Does Chernobyl constitute a turning point in the history of environmental policy and politics? Around the world environmental policy was introduced in the early 1970s as a new policy area and arena of political and societal conflict. However, from mid - 1970s onwards, as a result of the oil crisis, the new policy came to be increasingly challenged , and considered an obstacle to traditional economic growth objectives. Notably in West Germany, environmental policy’s great leap forward only happened in the 1980s. The debate about the dying forests led to the introduction of new filter technologies and catalytic converters to stop acid rain from killing trees and harming people. It was the shock o f Chernobyl, however, that convinced the West German government to eventually establish a separate ministry of the environment at the fe deral level.
The conference seeks to focus on the different actors that shaped environmental policy:
(1) Political parties,
(2) Courts of law, government administrations and bureaucracies, and scientific experts,
(3) environmental movements,
(4) business groups, utilities and industry and
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