Kraft, Michael, Environmental Policy and Politics, 2nd Edition*\ This up-to-date book is a concise yet thorough examination of environmental, natural resource and energy policy and politics, primarily within the United States. Drawing from work within environmental science, policy analysis, and political science, it critically examines the key strengths and weaknesses of policy-making processes today, as well as the promise of new policy approaches. The overriding theme of Environmental Policy and Politics, Second Edition, is that democratic approaches to policy-making and policy change are likely to be the most effective over time, based on strong public support. The book stresses the opportunities available to citizens to shape environmental policies at all levels of government. For those interested in environmental policy.