Global Environmental Governance

Global Environmental Governance

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Global Environmental Governance examines ten major environmental threats- climate disruption, biodiversity loss, acid rain, ozone depletion, deforestation, desertification, freshwater degradation and shortages, decline of marine fisheries, toxic pollutants, and excess nitrogen-and explores how they can be addressed through treaties, governance regimes, and new forms of international cooperation. It also critically examines the serious shortcomings of current efforts and the underlying reasons for the persistence of disturbing trends. This book presents key concepts in international law and regime formation in simple, accessible language, and describes the current institutional landscape, les-sons learned, and new directions need-ed in international governance.2aquot; In The Land That Could Be, William Shutkin discusses what he calls aquot;civic environmentalismaquot; where members of particular ... to social problem solving, with the environment as both a prime subject and a principal metaphor of civic action.

Title:Global Environmental Governance
Author:James Gustave Speth And Peter M. Haas
Publisher:Pearson Education India - 2007-09-01


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