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The Search for Common Sense at the Core of Policy Development

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  1. International Environmental Policy The Search for Common Sense at the Core of Policy Development Hari Srinivas Room: I-312 / 079-565-7406

  2. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Environment as the Common Denominator Environment means different things to different people

  3. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Environment as the Common Denominator The environment is high on the agenda of many bilateral and multilateral meetings

  4. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Environment as the Common Denominator A better understanding of the effects of changing environments and ecosystems has been developed.

  5. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development The Master Culprit: Urban Environments Urban lifestyles and consumption patterns have far reaching and long-term effects

  6. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development The Master Culprit: Urban Environments The explosive growth of cities have brought with it a host of negative impacts

  7. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development The Master Culprit: Urban Environments The negative effects of urban areas have outweighed the relative advantages of agglomeration and centrality

  8. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development The Master Culprit: Urban Environments In this context, the key ingredient for sustainable development is COMMON SENSE !!!

  9. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Localization (Scale), Contextualization(Situation) and Customization (Need) Lesson 1

  10. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Homogeneity and Heterogeneity Lesson 2

  11. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Cook-books V/s Nutrition Guides Lesson 3

  12. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Skip, Hop and Side-step Lesson 4

  13. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Eat an Elephant Bit-by-bit Lesson 5

  14. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Asking the Right Questions Lesson 6

  15. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy The two ends of a telescope Lesson 7

  16. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Man-on-the-Street Lesson 8

  17. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy The Left Hand does not know what the Right Hand is doing … Lesson 9

  18. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Problems-behind-Problems (and Solutions-for-Solutions) Lesson 10

  19. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Keeping the Forests And the Trees in View Lesson 11

  20. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy Jack of all Trades and Master of Quite-a-few Lesson 12

  21. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Common sense as Sustainability Policy The 200-page Manual Lesson 13

  22. International Environmental Policy Sustainable Development Looking Back to See the Future of Sustainability • Ecological footprints need to be identified • Global trends should be used to develop local environmental activities • Partnerships need to be developed among all actors • In-depth and intensive scientific research is needed • Existing environmental management functions and actions need to be integrated