The Resource Global environmental governance, James Gustave Speth, Peter M. Haas

Global environmental governance, James Gustave Speth, Peter M. Haas

Label
Global environmental governance
Title
Global environmental governance
Statement of responsibility
James Gustave Speth, Peter M. Haas
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The authors tell the story of how the community of nations, nongovernmental organizations, scientists, and multinational corporations have created an unprecedented set of laws and institutions intended to help solve large-scale environmental problems
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
333.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.E5
LC item number
S6653 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Foundations of contemporary environmental studies
Label
Global environmental governance, James Gustave Speth, Peter M. Haas
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-165) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter I--Introduction: Toward planetary stewardship. Stewardship assignments: a thought experiment -- The real world: only one earth. Chapter II--global-scale environmental challenges. The globalization of environmental threats -- Ten major global environmental challenges -- Acid rain and regional air pollution -- Ozone depletion -- Climate disruption -- Deforestation -- Land degradation and shortages -- Marine fisheries decline -- Toxic pollutants -- Loss of biological diversity -- Excess nitrogen -- Some connections among the issues -- Underlying drivers of deterioration. Chapter III--From Stockholm to Johannesburg: first attempt at global environmental governance. The Stockholm Conference: setting out -- Stockholm to Rio: across new frontiers -- The earth summit: a peak on the journey -- Rio to Johannesburg: a zigzag trail -- The Johannesburg summit: too steep an incline -- Concluding observations. Chapter IV--Environmental accord: treaties and international environmental law. International law and collective action: the basics-- The ozone layer protection regime: the little engine that could -- Problem identification, fact finding, and agenda setting -- Negotiation, bargaining, and agreement on actions to be taken -- Formal adoption -- Implementation, monitoring, assessment, and strengthening -- Treaty regimes and the other major global environmental threats -- Will climate protection be the next success? Chapter V--Key actors, expanding roles: the United Nations, international organizations, and civil society. The United Nations system -- Development assistance and the environment -- The World Trade Organization, environment, trade, and globalization -- Civil society and governance without governments. Chapter VI--Paths to the future: a second attempt at global environmental governance?. Reformist visions: how to make the system work better -- Cooperative environment -- Capacity -- Concern -- Reformist visions: major innovations -- A world
  • environment organization -- Opening the system to the public -- Global issue networks -- Alternative visions: how to change the system -- Addressing the underlying drivers: beyond dealing with symptoms -- Natural capitalism: beyond blinkered capitalism -- Ecological economics: beyond neoclassical economics -- Local control: beyond corporate globalization -- Bottom-up change: beyond global governance
Control code
ocn169946061
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 179 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597266055
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b22985451
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)169946061
  • pebcs1429485973

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