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The Global Environment

The Global Environment
Institutions, Law, and Policy

3rd Edition
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Environmental Policy & Law

March 2010 | 400 pages | CQ Press
The new edition of this award-winning volume reflects the latest events in the climate crisis while providing balanced coverage of the key institutions, issues, laws, and policies in global environmental politics. Chapter authors provide crucial historical context while synthesizing the latest scholarship for a student audience. In addition to three entirely new chapters, all of the essays are written specifically for this volume&BAD:mdash; updated with new case material, maps, figures, examples, and interpretations. Additionally, an updated chronology of global environmental policy and an updated list of acronyms aid students in critical reading, as well as review and study.

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Regina S. Axelrod

Regina S. Axelrod is professor of political science and chair of the political science department at Adelphi University. She has published numerous articles and books on environmental and energy policy in the United Sates, the European Union, and Central Europe, including Environment, Energy, Public Policy: Toward a Rational Future and Conflict between Energy and Urban Environment. She has lectured at Charles University, Prague, and the University of Budapest on nuclear power and the transition to democracy. She is an academic associate of the Atlantic Council and past president of the New York Political Science Association. In 2007, she... More About Author

Stacy Dale VanDeveer

Stacy D. VanDeveer is professor of political science and chair of the department at the University of New Hampshire. His research interests include global and regional environmental policymaking and its domestic impacts, comparative environmental politics, the connections between environmental and security issues, the roles of expertise in policymaking and the geopolitics of resource consumption. In addition to authoring and coauthoring over 75 articles, book chapters, working papers, and reports, he is the coeditor of Saving the Seas (1997), EU Enlargement and the Environment (2005), Changing Climates in North American Politics (2009),... More About Author

David Leonard Downie

David Leonard Downie is director of environmental studies and associate professor of politics at Fairfield University. He has written extensively on global environmental politics and international relations, including Northern Lights against POPs: Combating Toxic Threats in the Arctic, coedited with Terry Fenge. He previously taught courses in international environmental politics at Columbia University and served as director of the university’s Earth Institute Fellows Program and as director of environmental policy studies at its School of International and Public Affairs. More About Author

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ISBN: 9780872899667