Author: Norman J VigRegina S Axelrod/Publisher: Earthscan PublicationsYear: 1999Language: EnglishPages: 352ISBN/UPC (if available): 185383646X
The Global Environment is designed to meet the need for an authoritative assessment of the state of international environmental institutions, laws, and policies at the end of the twentieth century. Editors Norman J. Vig and Regina S. Axelrod bring together distinguished American and European scholars who span the traditional boundaries between political science, international relations, international law, policy studies, and comparative politics to address the enormous complexities of global environmental problems in the next century. Their analyses on the broad subjects of international environmental institutions, law, and policy, as well as sustainable development, help explain where the earth’s physical and biological systems stand today and what we may expect in the future.
PrefaceContributorsIntroduction: Governing the International Environment Norman J. Vig I - INTERNATIONAL INSTITUIONS AND REGIMESGlobal Institutions and the Environment Marvin S. Soroos The Role of Environmental NGOs In International RegimesJohn McCormickThe EU as an Environmental Governance systemRegina S. Axelrod and Norman J. Vig II - INTERNATIONAL ENVIOUNMENTAL LAWThe Emerging Structure of International Environmental LawEdith Brown WeissEnvironmental Protection in the 21st CenturyPhilippe Sands Compliance with International Environmental Agreements Michael Faure and Jurgen LefevereIII – INTERNATIONAL ENVIORONMENTAL PLOICIESAND IMLEMENTATIONAgenda 21 - Myth or Reality?Gary C. BrynerEconomic Integration and the EnvironmentDaniel C.EstyThe UN Climate change AgreementsMichael R. MolitorLapsed Leadership: US International Environmental Policy since RioRobert L Paarlberg IV – SUSTANABLE DEVELOPMENT: NATIONAL CASEAND CONTROVERSISESThe Dutch National Plan for Sustainable SocietyDuncan LiefferinkDemocracy and Nuclear Power in the Czech RepublicRegina S. AxelrodThe Three Gorges Dam and the Issue ofSustainable Development in ChinaLawrence R Sullivan Mining, Environmental Protection and Sustainable DevelopmentRichard O.Miller.Index