Evaluating and regulating the impacts of lobbying in the EU?…green industries (G.T. Svendsen)

Author

Gert Tinggaard Svendsen

Keywords

Environment; European Union; Lobbying; Organic farming; Regulation; Wind turbines

Abstract

Examines the problem of hidden lobbying in the EU. Presents case studies involving wind turbine manufacturers and organic farmers, and suggests that small groups have the advantage over larger groups in the area of lobbying. Advocates the regulation of lobbying, as in the US .

Citation

(2011) 21(2) Environmental Policy and Governance 131-142

Paper

Evaluating and regulating the impacts of lobbying in the EU? The case study of green industries