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Applying A SEA Approach To The Olympic Games Programmes In Germany And Italy: Towards More Sustainable Games

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030181

Volume

67

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

617.36 kb

Author(s)

P. Caratti, H. Dalkmann, D. Lanzetta & C. Schaefer

Abstract

Applying a SEA approach to the Olympic Games Programmes in Germany and Italy: towards more sustainable games P. caratti', H. ~alkrnann~, D. ~anzetta' & C. ~chaefe? 1 Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Italy Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy, Germany Abstract The paper explores the potential of applying a SEA approach for the preparation of more sustainable Olympic Games. The peculiarity of a SEA referred to Olympic Games programmes lies in the fact that the adoption of such Programmes is based on common guidelines, whereas other plans and programmes are structured in different f o m across Europe, according to the national laws of these countries. The analysis is carried out through the comparison of the Italian SEA, applied to the Turin Olympic Games 2006 and the German SEA approach developed for the candidature of Frankfurt to the Olympic Games in 2012. The first aim of the analysis is to compare the different environmental consequences that originate from the implementation of

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