Walter A. Rosenbaum

University of Florida
Bob Graham Center for Public Service (Director Emeritus)

4311 NW 10 Place
Gainesville, FL
32605
tonyros@ufl.edu

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The issues involved in reconciling sound science with effective environmental regulation, with particular attention to the role of experts in domestic environmental policymaking at the federal and local level. The strategic issues involved are climate warming and risk analysis in different manifestations through the policy process. The range of analysis includes a consideration of the role of public participation in the reconciliation of scientific information with public policy constraints inherent to environmental policy issues.

Citation:
Rosenbaum, Walter. 2014. American Energy. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.
Abstract: Analyses the political and policy foundations of contemporary U.S. energy governance. Emphasizes major transformation in American domestic energy resources since 2012 as a result of fracking technologies, increasing energy conservation, new renewable energy innovations, and the fading potential of commercial nuclear power. Concludes with exploration of important global energy issues currently relevant to the U.S.
Citation:
"Capacity for Governance: Innovation and the Challenge of the Third Era," in Sheldon Kamieniecki and Michael Kraft, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 137-163.
Abstract: A discussion of the most significant innovations in U.S. environmental governance since the first Earth Day,1970, including a discourse on the appropriate criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of governance institutions in the domestic context of the U.S. political system. The discussion concludes with recommendations for improvement of these important innovations.
Citation:
Rosenbaum, Walter A. 2010. "Sharing Information With State and Local Governments." In Beyond Environmental Law, eds. David Driesen and Alyson Flournoy. New York: Cambridge University Press. p. 129-145.
Citation:
Rosenbaum, Walter A. 2010. "Greenhouse Regulation: How Capable is EPA?" In Greenhouse Governance, ed. Barry Rabe. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press. p. 127-143.
Citation:
Rosenbaum, Walter. 2010. Environmental Politics and Policy, 8th ed. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.

Substantive Focus:
Law and Policy
Energy and Natural Resource Policy SECONDARY
Environmental Policy PRIMARY
Governance
Science and Technology Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation PRIMARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation SECONDARY

Keywords

PUBLIC POLICY ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ENERGY POLICY CLIMATE CHANGE RISK ANALYSIS ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE