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International Environmental Agreements : an Introduction.

Author: Steinar Andresen; Elin Lerum Boasson; Geir Honneland
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
Series: Routledge research in environmental politics.
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International environmental agreements provide a practical basis for countries to address environmental issues on a global scale. This book explores the workings and outcomes of these agreements, and analyses key questions of why some problems are dealt with successfully and others ignored. By examining fundamental policies and issues in environmental protection this text gives an easily comprehensible introduction  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Andresen, Steinar.
International Environmental Agreements : An Introduction.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steinar Andresen; Elin Lerum Boasson; Geir Honneland
ISBN: 9780203181454 020318145X
OCLC Number: 798532875
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; International Environmental Agreements; Copyright Page; Contents; List of contibutors; Preface; Part I: Introduction; 1. An international environmental policy takes shape: Steinar Andresen, Elin Lerum Boasson and Geir Hønneland; Part II: Air pollution; 2. Reducing long-range transport of air pollutants in Europe: Jørgen Wettestad; 3. International ozone policies: effective environmental cooperation: Jon Birger Skjærseth; 4. International climate cooperation: clear recommendations, weak commitments: Steinar Andresen and Elin Lerum Boasson; Part III: Ocean management. 5. Law of the sea: protection and preservation of the marine environment: Øystein Jensen6. North Sea pollution control: one problem, different solutions: Jon Birger Skjærseth; 7. International fisheries politics: from sustainability to precaution: Olav Schram Stokke; Part IV: Nature protection and biodiversity; 8. Convention on biological diversity: from national conservation to global responsibility: Kristin Rosendal and Peter Johan Schei; 9. The plant treaty: crop genetic diversity and food security: Regine Andersen. 10. International forest politics: intergovernmental failure, non-governmental success?: Lars H. GulbrandsenPart V: Conclusions; 11. Ideals and practice in international environmental politics: Steinar Andresen, Elin Lerum Boasson and Geir Hønneland; Index.
Series Title: Routledge research in environmental politics.

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International environmental agreements provide a practical basis for countries to address environmental issues on a global scale. This book explores the workings and outcomes of these agreements, and analyses key questions of why some problems are dealt with successfully and others ignored. By examining fundamental policies and issues in environmental protection this text gives an easily comprehensible introduction to international environmental agreements, and discusses problems in three areas: air, water and on land. It traces the history of agreements in broad thematic areas related to long.

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