Global Environmental Governance: Foundations of Contemporary Environmental Studies

Global Environmental Governance: Foundations of Contemporary Environmental Studies

by James Gustave Speth, Peter Haas, Peter M. Haas
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597260819

ISBN-13: 9781597260817

Pub. Date: 06/09/2006

Publisher: Island Press

From one of the architects of the international environmental movement, Gus Speth, and political scientist Peter Haas, Global Environmental Governance is a concise account of environmental issues relevant worldwide. The authors explain how we've addressed these global problems in the past and what needs to be done in the future. The book presents essential concepts in…  See more details below

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From one of the architects of the international environmental movement, Gus Speth, and political scientist Peter Haas, Global Environmental Governance is a concise account of environmental issues relevant worldwide. The authors explain how we've addressed these global problems in the past and what needs to be done in the future. The book presents essential concepts in international environmental law and regime formation, and includes helpful key terms and study questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597260817
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
06/09/2006
Series:
Foundations of Contemporary Environmental Studies Series Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. IIntroduction : toward planetary stewardship1
Ch. IIGlobal-scale environmental challenges12
Ch. IIIFrom Stockholm to Johannesburg : first attempt at global environmental governance52
Ch. IVEnvironmental accord : treaties and international environmental law82
Ch. VKey actors, expanding roles : the United Nations, international organizations, and civil society107
Ch. VIPaths of the future : a second attempt at global environmental governance?125

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