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International Environmental Disputes: A Reference Handbook

International Environmental Disputes: A Reference Handbook

by Aaron Schwabach
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851097732

ISBN-13: 9781851097739

Pub. Date: 12/15/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

International Environmental Disputes is a thought-provoking examination of the world's most pressing environmental problems and the attempts to remedy them through international law. From the dumping of ash in the Danube and the disposal of waste in western Africa to the effects of the Everglades sugar industry, the work explores such topics as the role of

Overview

International Environmental Disputes is a thought-provoking examination of the world's most pressing environmental problems and the attempts to remedy them through international law. From the dumping of ash in the Danube and the disposal of waste in western Africa to the effects of the Everglades sugar industry, the work explores such topics as the role of the United Nations, the debate over sustainable development, environmental ethics, biopiracy, and radioactive material in space satellites.

The book covers issues such as treaties on the ozone layer, global climate change, and the Kyoto protocol. A chapter devoted to the United States discusses the international environmental impact of its economy. Biographical sketches introduce readers to a diverse cast of characters including a New Guinea tribal elder and a Japanese TV personality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851097739
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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