Policy
& Politics

The design of a feasible MIX OF policy instruments and a deeper knowledge about the fundamentals of political processes is essential for a successful implementation of dematerialization.

Fundamental questions arise when dealing with the policy and politics of dematerialization:

(1) Which norms, frameworks, strategies, instruments and organizations are necessary for reducing material flows?

(2) What is the role of political processes?

(3) Which links exist between Distribution and Dematerialization?

Project Areas

Instruments and Norms

Which norms, frameworks, strategies, instruments and organizations are necessary for reducing material flows? The goal of dematerialization can serve here as a guiding principle. But how can it be implemented?
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The policy process

What is the role of political processes? How can the goal of dematerialization be justified and communicated in political processes? Which barriers are there for political preference building?
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Distribution and Environment

Which links exist between Distribution and Dematerialization? When natural limits are discussed on the basis of biophysical assessments, the importance of distribution will immediately become evident.
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Want to learn more?

Long text version of the theme-description Policy & Politics
[ pdf].

SERI´s flyer on Policy & Politics
[ pdf].

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Contact

Fritz Hinterberger

Arno Behrens

 

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last update 23-Aug-2005