The Global Environment

The Global Environment


  • Author : Norman J. Vig
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Environmental law, International
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1853836451


The Global Environment Book Description :

In the past decade the scale of threats to the environment has begun to be appreciated and many treaties, regulations and institutions have been created to tackle them. This volume assesses these developments....

Understanding the Global Environment

Understanding the Global Environment


  • Author : Samir Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Pearson Education India
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Environmental economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 813171702X


Understanding the Global Environment Book Description :

Globalization is often discussed in terms of its ecological ramifications. Yet, while ecological imbalance is today one of the greatest threats to mankind, globalization is also a reality that is here to stay. The volume, therefore, seeks to address how globalizing and environmental interests can be reconciled. The essays in this volume state that globalization can work both in favour of and against the environment. The major issues discussed in this topical volume are, how globalization can be used to promote environmental reforms; the role of individuals, private organizations and governments in keeping environmental degradation in check and in promoting environmental reform; globalization and ecological inequality; women, the environment and globa...

The Global Environment
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The Global Environment


  • Author : Penelope ReVelle
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0867203218


The Global Environment Book Description :

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Physical Geography
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Physical Geography


  • Author : Joseph A. Mason
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-15
  • Genre: Physical geography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190246860


Physical Geography Book Description :

H. J. de Blij is listed as the first author of the fourth edition....

Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility

Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility


  • Author : William B. Werther, Jr.
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-04-28
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412974530


Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility Book Description :

Blending theory with practical application, this comprehensive text supports courses at the intersection of corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate strategy, and public policy. Part I provides an overview of the field, defining CSR and placing it in the context of wider corporate strategy. Part II contains chapters on CSR issues related to the organization, the economy, and society, and provides detailed case studies on a variety of well-known firms. Adopting a stakeholder perspective, the authors explore CSR issues within the complex global business environment in which corporations operate today....

Global Environment

Global Environment


  • Author : Elizabeth Kay Berner
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400842766


Global Environment Book Description :

This newly revised edition of Global Environment discusses the major elements of the geochemical cycles and global fluxes found in the atmosphere, land, lakes, rivers, biota, and oceans, as well as the human effects on these fluxes. Retaining the strengths of the original edition while incorporating the latest discoveries, this textbook takes an integrated, multidisciplinary, and global approach to geochemistry and environmental problems and introduces fundamental concepts of meteorology, surficial geology (weathering, erosion, and sedimentation), biogeochemistry, limnology, and oceanography. New concepts and information in this updated edition include changes of atmospheric carbon dioxide over geologic time, major advances in the study of chemical w...

Economics and the Global Environment

Economics and the Global Environment


  • Author : Charles S. Pearson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-10-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 052177988X


Economics and the Global Environment Book Description :

A path-breaking, comprehensive analysis of how economic and environmental systems mesh in the international context....

The Global Environment

The Global Environment


  • Author : Regina S. Axelrod
  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-11
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544358079


The Global Environment Book Description :

The new edition of The Global Environment: Institutions, Law, and Policy by Regina S. Axelrod and Stacy D. VanDeveer reflects the latest events in the in global environmental politics and sustainable development, while providing balanced coverage of the key institutions, environmental issues, treaties, and policies. This award-winning book highlights global environmental institutions, major state and non-state actors, and includes a wide range of cases such as climate change, biodiversity, hazardous chemicals, ozone layer depletion, nuclear energy and resource consumption....

The Global Environment and World Politics

The Global Environment and World Politics


  • Author : Elizabeth R. DeSombre
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2007-06-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441154729


The Global Environment and World Politics Book Description :

Environmental issues are increasingly important factors in world politics - just think of the intense speculation over the climate change discussions at the forthcoming G8 summit. The study of global environmental politics draws on a variety of academic traditions. It uses international relations theory to look at the concerns and actions of states, but has also had to find a variety of new concepts and perspectives in order to explain issues unique to the study of the environment. Here, DeSombre examines four important aspects of the field: international environmental cooperation; the relationship between the environment and security; the issues of science, uncertainty and risk; and the role of non-state actors. In the second half of the book she ex...