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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
"From one of the architects of the international environmental movement, Gus Speth, and accomplished 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. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
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Speth, James Gustave
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Haas, Peter M
Series statement
Foundations of contemporary environmental studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental economics
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental degradation
Label
Global environmental governance, James Gustave Speth, Peter M. Haas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-165) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Chapter I.
  • Introduction: Toward Planetary Stewardship.
  • p. 1
  • Stewardship Assignments: A Thought Experiment.
  • p. 3
  • Real World: Only One Earth.
  • p. 9
  • Chapter II.
  • Global-Scale Environmental Challenges.
  • p. 12
  • Globalization of Environmental Threats.
  • p. 13
  • Ten Major Global Environmental Challenges.
  • p. 16
  • Acid Rain and Regional Air Pollution.
  • p. 19
  • Ozone Depletion.
  • p. 21
  • Climate Disruption.
  • p. 22
  • Deforestation.
  • p. 29
  • Land Degradation and Desertification.
  • p. 31
  • Freshwater Degradation and Shortages.
  • p. 32
  • Marine Fisheries Decline.
  • p. 35
  • Toxic Pollutants.
  • p. 36
  • Loss of Biological Diversity.
  • p. 39
  • Excess Nitrogen.
  • p. 41
  • Some Connections among the Issues.
  • p. 43
  • Underlying Drivers of Deterioration.
  • p. 44
  • Chapter III.
  • From Stockholm to Johannesburg: First Attempt at Global Environmental Governance.
  • p. 52
  • Stockholm Conference: Setting Out.
  • p. 56
  • Stockholm to Rio: Across New Frontiers.
  • p. 61
  • Earth Summit: A Peak on the Journey.
  • p. 69
  • Rio to Johannesburg: A Zigzag Trail.
  • p. 74
  • Johannesburg Summit: Too Steep an Incline.
  • p. 76
  • Concluding Observations.
  • p. 78
  • Chapter IV.
  • Environmental Accord: Treaties and International Environmental Law.
  • p. 82
  • International Law and Collective Action: The Basics.
  • p. 82
  • Ozone Layer Protection Regime: The Little Engine That Could.
  • p. 87
  • Problem Identification, Fact Finding, and Agenda Setting.
  • p. 88
  • Negotiation, Bargaining, and Agreement on Actions to Be Taken.
  • p. 92
  • Formal Adoption.
  • p. 95
  • Implementation, Monitoring, Assessment, and Strengthening.
  • p. 96
  • Treaty Regimes and the Other Major Global Environmental Threats.
  • p. 96
  • Will Climate Protection Be the Next Success?.
  • p. 103
  • Chapter V.
  • Key Actors, Expanding Roles: The United Nations, International Organizations, and Civil Society.
  • p. 107
  • United Nations System.
  • p. 107
  • Development Assistance and the Environment.
  • p. 114
  • World Trade Organization, Environment, Trade, and Globalization.
  • p. 119
  • Civil Society and Governance without Governments.
  • p. 121
  • Chapter VI.
  • Paths to the Future: A Second Attempt at Global Environmental Governance?.
  • p. 125
  • Reformist Visions: How to Make the System Work Better.
  • p. 127
  • Cooperative Environment.
  • p. 128
  • Capacity.
  • p. 131
  • Concern.
  • p. 131
  • Reformist Visions: Major Innovations.
  • p. 134
  • World Environment Organization.
  • p. 134
  • Opening the System to the Public.
  • p. 136
  • Global Issue Networks.
  • p. 136
  • Alternative Visions: How to Change the System.
  • p. 138
  • Addressing the Underlying Drivers: Beyond Dealing with Symptoms.
  • p. 139
  • Natural Capitalism: Beyond Blinkered Capitalism.
  • p. 141
  • Ecological Economics: Beyond Neoclassical Economics.
  • p. 143
  • Local Control: Beyond Corporate Globalization.
  • p. 144
  • Bottom-up Change: Beyond Global Governance.
  • p. 147
  • Questions for Discussion.
  • p. 151
  • References.
  • p. 155
  • Further Reading.
  • p. 159
  • Index.
  • p. 167
Control code
111081074
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 179 p.
Isbn
9781597260817
Lccn
2006009294
Other control number
9781597260817
Label
Global environmental governance, James Gustave Speth, Peter M. Haas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-165) and index
Contents
  • Preface
  • Chapter I.
  • Introduction: Toward Planetary Stewardship.
  • p. 1
  • Stewardship Assignments: A Thought Experiment.
  • p. 3
  • Real World: Only One Earth.
  • p. 9
  • Chapter II.
  • Global-Scale Environmental Challenges.
  • p. 12
  • Globalization of Environmental Threats.
  • p. 13
  • Ten Major Global Environmental Challenges.
  • p. 16
  • Acid Rain and Regional Air Pollution.
  • p. 19
  • Ozone Depletion.
  • p. 21
  • Climate Disruption.
  • p. 22
  • Deforestation.
  • p. 29
  • Land Degradation and Desertification.
  • p. 31
  • Freshwater Degradation and Shortages.
  • p. 32
  • Marine Fisheries Decline.
  • p. 35
  • Toxic Pollutants.
  • p. 36
  • Loss of Biological Diversity.
  • p. 39
  • Excess Nitrogen.
  • p. 41
  • Some Connections among the Issues.
  • p. 43
  • Underlying Drivers of Deterioration.
  • p. 44
  • Chapter III.
  • From Stockholm to Johannesburg: First Attempt at Global Environmental Governance.
  • p. 52
  • Stockholm Conference: Setting Out.
  • p. 56
  • Stockholm to Rio: Across New Frontiers.
  • p. 61
  • Earth Summit: A Peak on the Journey.
  • p. 69
  • Rio to Johannesburg: A Zigzag Trail.
  • p. 74
  • Johannesburg Summit: Too Steep an Incline.
  • p. 76
  • Concluding Observations.
  • p. 78
  • Chapter IV.
  • Environmental Accord: Treaties and International Environmental Law.
  • p. 82
  • International Law and Collective Action: The Basics.
  • p. 82
  • Ozone Layer Protection Regime: The Little Engine That Could.
  • p. 87
  • Problem Identification, Fact Finding, and Agenda Setting.
  • p. 88
  • Negotiation, Bargaining, and Agreement on Actions to Be Taken.
  • p. 92
  • Formal Adoption.
  • p. 95
  • Implementation, Monitoring, Assessment, and Strengthening.
  • p. 96
  • Treaty Regimes and the Other Major Global Environmental Threats.
  • p. 96
  • Will Climate Protection Be the Next Success?.
  • p. 103
  • Chapter V.
  • Key Actors, Expanding Roles: The United Nations, International Organizations, and Civil Society.
  • p. 107
  • United Nations System.
  • p. 107
  • Development Assistance and the Environment.
  • p. 114
  • World Trade Organization, Environment, Trade, and Globalization.
  • p. 119
  • Civil Society and Governance without Governments.
  • p. 121
  • Chapter VI.
  • Paths to the Future: A Second Attempt at Global Environmental Governance?.
  • p. 125
  • Reformist Visions: How to Make the System Work Better.
  • p. 127
  • Cooperative Environment.
  • p. 128
  • Capacity.
  • p. 131
  • Concern.
  • p. 131
  • Reformist Visions: Major Innovations.
  • p. 134
  • World Environment Organization.
  • p. 134
  • Opening the System to the Public.
  • p. 136
  • Global Issue Networks.
  • p. 136
  • Alternative Visions: How to Change the System.
  • p. 138
  • Addressing the Underlying Drivers: Beyond Dealing with Symptoms.
  • p. 139
  • Natural Capitalism: Beyond Blinkered Capitalism.
  • p. 141
  • Ecological Economics: Beyond Neoclassical Economics.
  • p. 143
  • Local Control: Beyond Corporate Globalization.
  • p. 144
  • Bottom-up Change: Beyond Global Governance.
  • p. 147
  • Questions for Discussion.
  • p. 151
  • References.
  • p. 155
  • Further Reading.
  • p. 159
  • Index.
  • p. 167
Control code
111081074
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 179 p.
Isbn
9781597260817
Lccn
2006009294
Other control number
9781597260817

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