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- ISBN: 9780415694209 | 0415694205
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/26/2013
This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that: Provide a history of the discipline and explains the different applicable theories and perspectives. Examine the key actors and institutions; explaining the role of states, international organizations, foreign policy, international law, businesses and transnational actors. Address the forces impacting and shaping the discipline including science, security, technology, risk, globalisation, lifestyle, North-South relations, justice, democracy and ethics. Assess the key issues and policies within global environmental politics including pollution, the ozone, energy, hazardous waste, the oceans and fisheries, agriculture, desertification and deforestation. This book is an invaluable resource to students, scholars, researchers and practioners of environmental politics, environmental studies, environmental science and geography.