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The global environment : institutions, law, and policy

Author: Regina S Axelrod; Stacy D VanDeveer
Publisher: Los Angeles : CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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The new edition of this award-winning volume reflects the latest events in global environmental politics and sustainable development while providing balanced coverage of the key institutions, environmental issues, treaties, and policies. The volume has been reorganized to better highlight global environmental institutions, major state and non-state actors, and includes an expanded set of cases such as climate  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Regina S Axelrod; Stacy D VanDeveer
ISBN: 9781452241456 1452241457
OCLC Number: 859061605
Description: xxvi, 413 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : governing the global environmnet / Regina S. Axelrod and Stacy D. VanDeveer --
Architects, agitators, and entrepreneurs : international and nongovernmental organizations in global environmental politics / Kate O'Neill --
International law and the protection of the global environment / Jacqueline Peel --
International environmental regimes and the success of global ozone policy / David Leonard Downie --
Compliance with global environmental policy : climate change and ozone layer cases / Michael G. Faure and Jürgen Lefevere --
Domestic sources of U.S. unilateralism / Elizabeth R. DeSombre --
Environmental policy making and global leadership in the European Union / Regina S. Axelrod and Miranda A. Schreurs --
Energy and environment in China : national and global challenges / Joanna I. Lewis and Kelly Dims Gallagher. The view from the South : developing countries in global environmental politics / Adil Najam --
International climate change policy : complex multilevel governance / Michele M. Betsill --
Global politics and policy on hazardous chemicals / Henrik Selin --
Global biodiversity governance : genetic resources, species, and ecosystems / G. Kristin Rosendal --
Democracy and the global nuclear renaissance : from the Czech Republic to Fukushima / Regina S. Axelrod --
Free trade and environmental protection / Daniel C. Esty --
Consumption, commodity chains, and global and local environments / Stacy D. VanDeveer.
Responsibility: edited by Regina S. Axelrod, Adelphi University ; Stacy D. VanDeveer, University of New Hampshire.

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