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From the Publisher'Indispensable and illuminating.... a virtual astrolabe for international environmental policy.'
Tom Lovejoy, President, The Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment
'A dictionary ... that will be used by all involved parties and hopefully bring a bit of understanding, if not order, to a very disordered process.'
Mikhail Gorbachev, Chairman, Green Cross International
'How amazing to find a spirited and passionate glossary!'
Margaret Catley-Carlson, Secretary General Advisory Board on Water; Chair, Global Water Partnership
'This book will become the 'yellow pages' for students and practitioners alike, assisting them in becoming 'fluent' in the ways of GEG and envirospeak.'
James Gustave Speth, Dean, Yale School of Forestry, Former Administrator of UNDP
'Without question, this book should be a great help to the novice and veteran negotiator alike.'
Yolanda Kakabads, Former President, IUCN
'This book contains a profoundly unambiguous message, with prose that borders on the poetic.'
Robin Rosenberg, Deputy Director, Dante B. Fascell North-South Center, University of Miami
'A very useful addition to the reference shelf.'
Ecological and Environmental Education
'Words matter - they transform ideas into action. This power of communication is amplified with a common vocabulary. Saunier and Meganck's ambitious glossary makes a valuable contribution to enhancing the potential of global environmental agreement.'
Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Former Executive Director, UNEP
'Saunier and Meganck have zeroed-in on one of the most confounding issues related to Global Environmental Governance: language and most importantly its context. This book will become the 'yellow pages' for students and practitioners alike, assisting them in becoming 'fluent' in the ways of GEG and envirospeak.'
James Gustave Speth, Dean, Yale School of Forestry, Former
Administrator of UNDP
'A useful tool in order to come to terms with the vocabulary of GEG'.
Harry Bauer, Environment and Planning C; Government and Policy, 2008.
'Well-crafted and unique, this will appeal to a specialized audience. Recommended for large academic or specialised collections'
Mary Rumsey, BurrellesLuce, Library Journal