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Governance of earth systems : Science and its uses, Robert Boardman, (electronic book ;)

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Governance of earth systems : Science and its uses
Title
Governance of earth systems
Title remainder
Science and its uses
Statement of responsibility
Robert Boardman
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Science and politics are closely connected in today's global environmental issues. This book focuses on these links in relation to climate change, the threats to wildlife species, and natural hazards and disasters. Study of these reveals the need for more effective international cooperation and the limits of global governance.
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UK-WkNB
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Boardman, Robert
Dewey number
363.70526
Index
no index present
LC item number
B626 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Earth sciences
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmental policy
Summary expansion
Science and politics are closely connected in today's global environmental issues. Study of these reveals not only the urgent need for more effective cooperation among states and non-state actors, but also its limits, especially in light of the multiple uncertainties that surround scientific research and the complexities of governance. In this book, Robert Boardman explores the multiple relations between science and policy on global environmental and earth-systems issues. He also considers the governance challenges posed by scientific and related environmental developments To put these issues in perspective, Boardman traces important ideas in earth-system science, and governance and ethics, back to Enlightenment themes of the late 18th century. Key theories in international relations, including multilateralism and cosmopolitanism, are explored as ways to understand trends in global environmental governance. Boardman makes extensive use of current scientific research findings in geology, biology, and other fields, to develop a closely integrated comparative analysis of governance developments in relation to biological diversity, climate change, and geological hazards
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Governance of earth systems : Science and its uses, Robert Boardman, (electronic book ;)
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Contents
Contents Preface Acronyms Introduction: Ecological Imagination and Global Society PART I: SCIENCE AND POLICY Environmental Crisis and the Contexts of Science From Systems Complexity to Decisional Uncertainty The Earth Theory Tradition Geosphere-Atmosphere-Biosphere Integration PART II: GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES Theorizing Governance and Community Structures of Environmental Governance Biological Diversity Climate Change Geological Hazards Governance, Science and Earth Systems References Index
Control code
9780230281950
Extent
264 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9780230237704
Isbn Type
2010.
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unspecified
Type of computer file
PDF.
Label
Governance of earth systems : Science and its uses, Robert Boardman, (electronic book ;)
Publication
Contents
Contents Preface Acronyms Introduction: Ecological Imagination and Global Society PART I: SCIENCE AND POLICY Environmental Crisis and the Contexts of Science From Systems Complexity to Decisional Uncertainty The Earth Theory Tradition Geosphere-Atmosphere-Biosphere Integration PART II: GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES Theorizing Governance and Community Structures of Environmental Governance Biological Diversity Climate Change Geological Hazards Governance, Science and Earth Systems References Index
Control code
9780230281950
Extent
264 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9780230237704
Isbn Type
2010.
Specific material designation
unspecified
Type of computer file
PDF.

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