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The Global Environment
Institutions, Law, and Policy

Fifth Edition
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432 pages | CQ Press
The new edition of this award-winning volume reflects the latest events in the in global environmental politics and sustainable development while providing balanced coverage of the key institutions, environmental issues, treaties, and policies. The book highlights global environmental institutions, major state and non-state actors, and includes a wide range of cases such as climate change, biodiversity, hazardous chemicals, ozone layer depletion, nuclear energy and resource consumption. 

 
PREFACE
 
SELECTED ACRONYMS IN GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
 
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
 
CONTRIBUTORS
Regina S. Axelrod, Stacy D. VanDeveer
1. Governing the Global Environment
 
PART I. INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ACTORS AND INSTITUTIONS
Kate O'Neill
2. Architects, Agitators, and Entrepeneurs: International and Nongovernmental Organizations in Global Environmental Politics
Jacqueline Peel
3. International Law and the Protection of teh Global Environment
David Leonard Downie
4. International Environmental Regimes and the Success of Global Ozone Policy
Michael G. Faure
5. Compliance with Global Environmental Policy: Climate Change and Ozone Layer Cases
 
PART II: BIG PLAYERS IN GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY MAKING
Elizabeth R. DeSombre
6. Domestic Sources of U.S. Unilateralism
Miranda A. Schreurs, Regina S. Axelrod
7. Promoting Environmental Protection in the European Union
Joanna I. Lewis, Kelly Sims Gallagher
8. How China's Domestic Energy and Environmental Challenges Shape Its Global Engagement
Adil Najam
9. The View from the South: Developing Countries in Global Environmental Politics
 
PART III: CASES, CONTROVERSIES, AND CHALLENGES
Michele M. Betsill, Desiree Fiske
10. International Climate Change Policy: Complex Multilevel Governance
Henrik Selin
11. Global Politics and Policy on Hazardous Chemicals
G. Kristin Rosendal
12. Global Biodiversity Governance: Genetic Resources, Species, and Ecosystems
Regina S. Axelrod
13. Democracy and the Global Nuclear Renaissance: From the Czech Republic to Fukushima
Daniel C. Etsy
14. Free Trade and Environmental Protection
Stacy D. Van Deveer
15. Consumption, Commodity Chains, and Global and Local Environments
 
INDEX
Kate O'Neill
Chapter 2: Architects, Agitators, and Entrepreneurs: International and Nongovernmental Organizations in Global Environmental Politics
Jacqueline Peel
Chapter 3: International Law and the Protection of the Global Environment
David Downie
Chapter 4: International Environmental Regimes and the Success of Global Ozone Policy
Michael Faure
Chapter 5: Compliance with Global Environmental Policy Climate Change and Ozone Layer Cases
Elizabeth DeSombre
Chapter 6: Domestic Sources of U.S. Unilateralism
Miranda Schreurs, Regina Axelrod
Chapter 7: The Transformation of Environmental Policy Making in the European Union
Joanna Lewis, Kelly Gallagher
Chapter 8: How China’s Domestic Energy and Environmental Challenges Shape its Global Engagement
Adil Najam
Chapter 9: The view from the South: Developing Countries in Global Environmental Politics
Michele Betsill, Desirée Fiske
Chapter 10: International Climate Change Policy: Complex Multilevel Governance
Henrik Selin
Chapter 11: Global Politics and Policy on Hazardous Chemicals
G.Kristin Rosendal
Chapter 12: Global biodiversity governance: genetic resources, species, and ecosystems
Daniel Esty
Chapter 14: Free Trade and Environmental Protection

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