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By Ken Conca,Geoffrey D. Dabelko

Revised and up to date all through, this particular anthology examines international environmental politics from a variety of perspectives—contemporary and vintage, activist and scholarly—and displays voices of the powerless and robust. Paradigms of sustainability, environmental protection, and ecological justice illustrate the numerous methods environmental difficulties and their strategies are framed in modern foreign debates approximately weather, water, forests, toxics, power, meals, biodiversity, and different environmental demanding situations of the twenty-first century. prepared thematically, the choices provide a really international scope. Seventeen new readings talk about weather justice, environmental peacebuilding, globalization, land grabs, company environmentalism, weather edition, gender, catastrophe hazard, resilience, and the way forward for worldwide environmental politics within the wake of the “Rio+20” international summit of 2012.This publication stresses the underlying questions of strength, pursuits, authority, and legitimacy that form environmental debates, and it presents readers with a world diversity of views at the serious demanding situations dealing with the planet and its people.

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