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Green Planet Blues free pdf Revised and updated throughout, this unique anthology examines global environmental politics from a range of perspectives--contemporary and classic, activist and scholarly--and reflects voices of the powerless and powerful. Paradigms of sustainability, environmental security, and ecological justice illustrate the many ways environmental problems and their solutions are framed in contemporary international debates about climate, water, forests, toxics, energy, food, biodiversity, and other environmental challenges of the twenty-first century. Organized thematically, the selections offer a truly global scope. Seventeen new readings discuss climate justice, environmental peacebuilding, globalization, land grabs, corporate environmentalism, climate adaptation, gender, disaster risk, resilience, and the future of global environmental politics in the wake of the "Rio 20" global summit of 2012.This book stresses the underlying questions of power, interests, authority, and legitimacy that shape environmental debates, and it provides readers with a global range of perspectives on the critical challenges facing the planet and its people.

About Ken Conca

Ken Conca is a professor of International Relations and Director of the Global Environmental Politics Program at American University. He is the author and editor of several books on global environmental politics, global governance, peacebuilding, and the politics of water. Geoffrey D. Dabelko is a professor and Director of Environmental Studies at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. He also serves as senior advisor to the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC.

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Author : Ken Conca
Publisher : Basic Books
Data Published : 14 August 2014
ISBN : 0813349524
EAN : 9780813349527
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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