Technology Wags the Law: How Technological Solutions Changed the Perception of Environmental Harm and Law
Roger Brownsword, Eloise Scotford and Karen Yeung (eds); Oxford Handbook on the Law and Regulation of Technology, Forthcoming
23 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Date Written: January 1, 2016
This chapter examines how the introduction of technological regulatory standards in environmental law moulded the terms of environmental policy debate. Technology as tool gave way to technology as policy, skewing the terms of environmental policy debate, particularly in relation to underlying policy values.
Keywords: technology, environmental control, technology forcing, environment, environmental law, regulation
JEL Classification: K10, K23, K32, O14, O30, O33, O38, Q25, Q28
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