The Global Environment in the Twenty-First Century
Prospects for International Cooperation
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Global Environment in the Twenty-First Century by United Nations University Press
Book DescriptionThis volume examines the roles of different actors in the formulation of international and national environmental policy. It starts from the premise that while cooperation among nation states has proven to be necessary to address many transboundary environmental issues, virtually all policies must be implemented at the national or local level. The growing interaction between national and international actors and levels of governance is an increasingly important aspect of international environmental policy. The authors examine the roles of state and non-state actors in safeguarding the environment and advancing sustainable development into the twenty-first century. Each of the five sections focuses on a different actor: states, civil society, market forces, regional arrangements and international organizations. By examining the functions and capabilities of each of these actors, the authors analyse their effectiveness and their relationship with other actors both within and outside of the UN system, providing a useful framework for understanding the multi-actor, multi-issue nature of international environmental policy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789280810295
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Brookings Institution
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 30-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - United Nations University Press
Pamela S. Chasek is the founder and editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, a reporting service on United Nations environment and development negotiations. She is currently a visiting assistant professor and director of international studies at Manhattan College.
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