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An Unfinished FoundationThe United Nations and Global Environmental Governance

An Unfinished Foundation: The United Nations and Global Environmental Governance

Ken Conca

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190232856
eISBN:
9780190232894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190232856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

This book examines the origins, effectiveness, and limitations of the United Nations system’s approach to global environmental governance. The UN Charter mandates the global organization to seek four ... More

Water, Place, and Equity

Water, Place, and Equity

John M. Whiteley, Helen Ingram, and Richard Warren Perry (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Many predict that by the end of the twenty-first century water will dominate world natural resources politics as oil does at the beginning. Access to water is widely regarded as a basic human right, ... More

Winds of ChangeThe Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Ion Bogdan Vasi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book brings social movements into the study of market formation and industry growth. It starts from the observation that while wind power stands out as a renewable energy success story in some ... More

World Bank Group Interactions with EnvironmentalistsChanging International Organisation Identities

World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It ... More

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