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Green politics / edited by Anil Agarwal, Sunita Narain and Anju Sharma.

By: Centre for science and Environment (New Delhi, India).
Contributor(s): Agrawal, Anil [editor.] | Narain, Sunita [editor.] | Sharma, Anju [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Global environmental negotiationsno. 1. Publisher: New Delhi : Centre for Science and Environment, 1999Description: vi, 409 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Environmental policy -- International cooperation | Environmental protection -- International cooperationDDC classification: 363.7 GRE
Contents:
1. Boiling point 2. Biodiversity 3. Rio's stepchild 4. Toxic travellers 5. Wood-headed proposal 6. Free, not fair 7. 'MAI'ght of OECD 8. 'Polluter says' principle 9. Battle for turf
Summary: Green Politics, the first in a series of publications on global environmental negotiations (GEN) provides a close analysis of important environment-related conventions and institutions from their origins, and demystifies the global politics behind 'saving the environment'. The book presents a first-ever comprehensive Southern perspective of the impact of global environmental governance on the real lives of real people. Rather than promoting democracy and equality and building a just framework for future governance, environmental negotiations have turned into business transactions, where the rich and powerful often trample on the poor and weak.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-406).

1. Boiling point
2. Biodiversity
3. Rio's stepchild
4. Toxic travellers
5. Wood-headed proposal
6. Free, not fair
7. 'MAI'ght of OECD
8. 'Polluter says' principle
9. Battle for turf

Green Politics, the first in a series of publications on global environmental negotiations (GEN) provides a close analysis of important environment-related conventions and institutions from their origins, and demystifies the global politics behind 'saving the environment'. The book presents a first-ever comprehensive Southern perspective of the impact of global environmental governance on the real lives of real people. Rather than promoting democracy and equality and building a just framework for future governance, environmental negotiations have turned into business transactions, where the rich and powerful often trample on the poor and weak.

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