By Sheldon Kamieniecki, Michael E. Kraft
It's renowned that American companies take some time to persuade environmental coverage via trying to set the political schedule and to steer laws and laws. This e-book examines what's now not so renowned: the quantity to which company succeeds in its coverage interventions. In enterprise and Environmental coverage, a workforce of distinct students systematically analyzes company effect in any respect levels of the coverage strategy, targeting the standards that confirm the good fortune or failure of commercial lobbying in Congress, kingdom legislatures, neighborhood governments, federal and nation organizations, and the courts. those specialists reflect on no matter if company impact is successfully counterbalanced by means of the efforts of environmental teams, public opinion, and different forces.The booklet additionally examines using the media to persuade public opinion--as within the conflict over drilling within the Arctic nationwide flora and fauna Refuge--and firms' efforts to sway elections by means of making crusade contributions. as the ebook is going well past the latest literature--much of that's slender, descriptive, and anecdotal--to supply broad-based empirical proof of company impression on environmental coverage, it makes an unique and critical contribution and is acceptable for numerous undergraduate and graduate classes.