Clearing the Air
European advances in tackling acid rain and
Ashgate, 2002. 202 p.
The adoption of the 1999 Gothenburg Protocol within the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) and the 2001 EU National Emission Ceilings (NEC) directive has made for much stronger and more effective European air pollution policies. This book offers the first in-depth analysis available of this key development, which provides important examples for other regions of the world and other issue areas.
Jørgen Wettestad is Senior Research Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI), based at Lysaker, outside Oslo, Norway. Wettestad has for many years played a pivotal part in one of the Institute's core activities, i.e. research on the EU and international environmental regimes, and he has made major contributions to the study of regime effectiveness.