Designing Effective Environmental Regimes: The Key Conditions

Designing Effective Environmental Regimes: The Key Conditions

by Jorgen Wettestad, Jrgen Wettestad
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840640006

ISBN-13: 9781840640007

Pub. Date: 04/01/1999

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

This book focuses on the impact and design of international environmental regimes, which are established to preserve natural resources and reduce environmental degradation. The author addresses such regimes from both a conceptual and theoretical point of view as well as using comparative empirical evidence from issue areas such as marine pollution, acid rain, ozone…  See more details below

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This book focuses on the impact and design of international environmental regimes, which are established to preserve natural resources and reduce environmental degradation. The author addresses such regimes from both a conceptual and theoretical point of view as well as using comparative empirical evidence from issue areas such as marine pollution, acid rain, ozone layer depletion and global climate change. This book will be welcomed by students and scholars interested in environmental political economy and institutions, and by policy makers and practitioners involved in the negotiation process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840640007
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Series:
New Horizons in Environmental Economics Series
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
1Introduction1
2Analysing the Effectiveness and Institutional Design of International Environmental Regimes: The Conceptual Lenses7
3Increasing Concern and Improving Design: The Oslo and Paris Conventions on Marine Pollution in the North-East Atlantic43
4More 'Discursive Diplomacy' than 'Dashing Design'? The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)85
5A Triumph for Institutional Incentives and Flexible Design? The Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol on Ozone Layer Depletion125
6Combining Comparative and Case Study Evidence: Institutional Findings165
7Designing an Effective Climate Change Regime: A Task 'Too Hot to Handle'?203
8Designing Effective Environmental Regimes: Launching the Three Conditional Ps (Problems, Phases, and Processes)233
References241
Index257

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