Global Commons, Domestic Decisions

The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Author: Kathryn Harrison,Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262014262

Category: Political Science

Page: 312

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Comparative case studies and analyses of the influence of domestic politics on countries' climate change policies and Kyoto ratification decisions.
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Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

Author: Paul G. Harris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135090580

Category: Political Science

Page: 540

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This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that: Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and perspectives used by scholars and students to understand it. Examine the key actors and institutions in global environmental politics, explaining the role of states, international organizations, regimes, international law, foreign policy institutions, domestic politics, corporations and transnational actors. Address the ideas and themes shaping the practice and study of global environmental politics, including sustainability, consumption, expertise, uncertainty, security, diplomacy, North-South relations, globalisation, justice, ethics, participation and citizenship. Assess the key issues and policies within global environmental politics, including energy, climate change, ozone depletion, air pollution, acid rain, sustainable transport, persistent organic pollutants, hazardous wastes, water, rivers, wetlands, oceans, fisheries, marine mammals, biodiversity, migratory species, natural heritage, forests, desertification, food and agriculture. With an in-depth new preface by the Editor, this edition of the handbook is an invaluable resource for students, scholars, researchers and practitioners of environmental politics, environmental studies, environmental science, geography, international relations and political science.
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Comparative Environmental Politics

Theory, Practice, and Prospects

Author: Paul F. Steinberg,Stacy D. VanDeveer

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262195852

Category: Political Science

Page: 424

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Combining the theoretical tools of comparative politics with the substantive concerns of environmental policy, experts explore responses to environmental problems across nations and political systems.
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Knowledge and Environmental Policy

Re-Imagining the Boundaries of Science and Politics

Author: William Ascher,Toddi Steelman,Robert Healy

Publisher: The MIT Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 260

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An analysis of the challenges involved in incorporating science and other kinds of knowledge into making environmental policy.
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