International Environmental Agreements: An Introduction by Steinar Andresen,Elin Lerum Boasson,Geir Hønneland

By Steinar Andresen,Elin Lerum Boasson,Geir Hønneland

International environmental agreements offer a realistic foundation for nations to handle environmental concerns on an international scale. This publication explores the workings and results of those agreements, and analyses key questions of why a few difficulties are handled effectively and others ignored.

By interpreting primary guidelines and concerns in environmental defense this article offers an simply understandable creation to overseas environmental agreements, and discusses difficulties in 3 parts: air, water and on land. It strains the heritage of agreements in wide thematic parts on the topic of long-distance pollution, ozone-depleting and greenhouse gases, ocean administration, organic variety, agricultural plant range and wooded area stewardship. Drawing on specialists of their respective fields, this e-book offers an insightful assessment of the successes and screw ups, and research of the explanations for this. Concluding with an insightful exam of study to teach how functionality of agreements should be more advantageous sooner or later, this quantity is an important contribution to our knowing of the politics linked to setting up overseas environmental consensus.

International Environmental Agreements should be of curiosity to students, scholars and researchers in worldwide environmental politics, diplomacy and political science.

Steinar Andresen is Senior learn Fellow on the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway, and previously professor on the Dept. of Political technological know-how, college of Oslo.

Elin Lerum Boasson is examine Fellow on the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway.

Geir Hønneland is study Director on the Fridtjof Nansen Institute and adjunct professor on the collage of Tromsø.


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