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Green Planet Blues: Environmental Politics from Stockholm to Johannesburg

by Ken Conca

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The revised and updated second edition of this cutting-edge collection brings together readings both classic and new on the theme of global environmental politics from a diversity of viewpoints and values orientations. In selections chosen for their authority and edited to preserve their integrity, Green Planet Blues speaks with many voices—from Garrett Hardin and Herman Daly to Tanvai Nagpal, Chico Mendes, and Gita Sen, and from the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme to indigenous peoples of the Amazon. North-South relations combined with an emphasis on class, race, and gender are leitmotivs threaded throughout the selections. The paradigms of sustainable development, environmental security, and ecological justice are used to explicate topics ranging from climate change, population growth, deforestation, the ozone layer, acid rain, and toxic dumping to transboundary pollution and the global commons.The editors introduce the volume and each part using international relations concepts and frameworks such as sovereignty, transnationalism, international conflict and cooperation, and institutional reform. They help students make connections among the various readings and between environmental issues and political analysis. Indispensable as background reading, a stimulus for discussion, or a survey of the field, Green Planet Blues is an essential part of any course in environmental studies and international relations.The second edition features new material on social movements, consumption, business and the environment, and human security, as well as expanded discussions of trade and the environment,the World Bank, and sustainable development. Each section has been supplemented with suggested readings, critical thinking exercises, and a list of internet resources.

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