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Edited by Philipp H. Pattberg and Fariborz Zelli

Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the governance and politics of the environment, particularly students, researchers and practitioners. This comprehensive reference work, written by some of the most eminent academics in the field, contains entries on numerous aspects of global environmental governance and politics, including concepts and definitions; theories and methods; actors; institutions; issue-areas; cross-cutting questions; and overlaps with non-environmental fields.
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Edited by Daniel A. Farber and Marjan Peeters

Abstract Climate Change Law , the first volume of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law , provides a guide to the rapidly evolving body of legal scholarship relating to climate change. The amount of international, European and national legislation, judicial decisions, and legal scholarship in the field of climate law has now become almost overwhelming. This book focuses on the underlying concepts that are of concern to researchers, students and policymakers rather than on the details of national legislation. The core topics include the difficulty of

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Yves Plourde

23.  Organizing for global change Yves Plourde INTRODUCTION There is no shortage of global issues. From hunger to climate change to nuclear war, the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential lists approximately 12,000 world problems in 320 categories. These global issues have been identified by some 75,000 international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as grand challenges because they involve a significant threat to human life. Many of these grand challenges are systemic and structural, so that despite their urgency there is a tendency to deny that

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Michael Faure

global environmental constitutionalism; others are more focused, for example, on decision making concerning emission trading design or environmental planning. In line with the philosophy of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law most authors discuss the issues related to environmental decision making either at a rather conceptual or abstract level, or from a comparative perspective. This approach makes this volume attractive for a global readership interested generally in the trade-offs and issues that arise in worldwide environmental decision making. However

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Edited by Philipp H. Pattberg and Fariborz Zelli

Global Environmental Governance and Politics surveys the broad range of environmental and sustainability challenges in the emerging Anthropocene and scrutinizes available concepts, methodological tools, theories and approaches as well as overlaps with adjunct fields of study. With this broad approach, the volume seeks to provide a pluralistic knowledge base of the research and practice of global environmental governance and politics in times of increased complexity and contestation. The encyclopedia brings together a diverse group of experts from around the world

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Edited by Mohammed H.I. Dore and Rubén Guevara

international undertaking in response to Agenda 21, and the Encyclopedia has 21 Nobel Laureates on its Editorial Advisory Board. His current research interests include climate change in Canada, and global environmental change and its distributional consequences for the rich and the poor. He has collaborated with an inter-American team of researchers from South, Central and North America on the role of forests in mitigating global warming. His research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanites Research Council of Canada, the National Science Foundation of the USA

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Edited by Michael Faure

decades within the framework of a complex array of international organizations. Some of those agreements have a global character; others are of a regional nature. Some agreements deal with general environmental considerations –access to justice, for example – whereas others deal with specific pollutants or problems such as waste or marine pollution. The editors and authors of this volume on multilateral environmental agreements have accomplished the daunting task of creating some order in what may seems the rather chaotic picture presented by this large variety of

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Louis J. Kotzé

(ed), Encyclopedia of Earth, Washington, D.C. Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment, available at http://www.eoearth.org/article/Global_ Environmental_Governance:_A_Reform_Agenda_(e-book) [accessed 18 March 2011]. 244 Global environmental governance In an effort to set global environmental governance against the broader rubric of sustainability, the authors find that ‘global environmental governance is a key component of sustainable development governance, but the latter is larger than the former’. They thus

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Edited by Philipp H. Pattberg and Fariborz Zelli

Environmental Governance for the 21st Century: Challenges, Reform Processes and Options for Action on the Way to Rio 2012 , Berlin : Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik/German Institute for International and Security Affairs . Stephan , H.R. and F. Zelli ( 2009 ), The role of international organizations in global environmental governance , in Europa Publications (ed.), The Environment Encyclopedia and Directory 2010 , 5th edn, London : Routledge , pp.  3 – 13 . UNEP ( 1997 ), Nairobi Declaration of the Heads of Delegation , Nairobi : United Nations

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Louis J. Kotzé

boundaries of accountability; and the rise of complex challenges to global governance such as terrorism, migration and environmental degradation.36 L. Kotzé and R. Kim, ‘The Juridical Dimensions of Earth System Governance: Initiating a Debate on Earth System Law’ (2019) 1 Earth System Governance 1. 35 A. Peters, ‘Global Constitutionalism’ in M. Gibbons (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Political Thought (John Wiley and Sons 2015) 1484. 36 R. St John Macdonald and D. Johnston, ‘Introduction’ in R. St John Macdonald and D. Johnston (eds), Towards World Constitutionalism