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Global Environment in the Twenty-first Century, The

Prospects for International Cooperation

  • Author: UNU
  • Publication date: April 2000
  • Page count: 476
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 00.III.A.1

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About the book

Environmental pollution, the growing population and the range of animal and plant species are all placing a strain on the earth, threatening human health and economic well-being. This publication examines the roles of different actors in the formulation of international and national environmental policy. It analyzes the effectiveness of such actors as: states, civil society, market forces, regional arrangements and international organizations, and their relationship with other actors, both within and outside the United Nations system.