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Author Swanson, Timothy M.

Title Global environmental problems and international environmental agreements : the economics of international institution building / Timothy M. Swanson and Sam Johnston
Published Northampton, Mass. : E. Elgar Pub., 1999


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Description xiv, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. The Economics of Global Environmental Problems: Global Development, Global Limits and Global Sustainability / Timothy Swanson. 1. The limits to growth: global development, efficiency and sustainability. 2. Planning for future generations: global environmental problems and long-term impacts. 3. Global development and global externalities: a case study of the need to regulate biodiversity's decline. 4. Relations between nations: the reasons that different states view the same problem so differently -- Pt. II. Developing International Environmental Law / Timothy Swanson. 5. The foundations of international environmental law: recognition, negotiation and evolution. 6. Economics of international environmental agreements: an introduction. 7. Negotiating international environmental agreements: bargaining problems over common resources. 8. The evolution of international environmental agreements: negotiations after negotiations
9. Developing international environmental law: a case study of CITES and trade regulation -- Pt. III. Principles of International Environmental Law and Lawmaking / Sam Johnston. 10. Principles of international environmental law
Summary This book presents an examination of both the problem and the process underlying international environmental lawmaking: the recognition of international interdependence, the negotiation of international agreements and the evolution of international resource management. It examines the general problem of global resource management by means of general principles and case studies and by looking at how and why specific negotiations and agreements have failed to achieve their targets
Notes "Published in association with UNCTAD."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmental law, International.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Author Johnston, Sam.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
LC no. 98031083
ISBN 1840644656 paperback