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Governance of Earth Systems

Science and Its Uses

  • RobertĀ Boardman

Part of the Global Issues Series book series (GLOISS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Ecological Imagination and Global Society

    1. Robert Boardman
      Pages 1-15
  3. Science and Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Robert Boardman
      Pages 57-68
    3. Robert Boardman
      Pages 69-91
  4. Governance Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Robert Boardman
      Pages 95-117
    3. Robert Boardman
      Pages 118-130
    4. Robert Boardman
      Pages 131-153
    5. Robert Boardman
      Pages 154-175
    6. Robert Boardman
      Pages 176-195
    7. Robert Boardman
      Pages 196-217
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 218-243

About this book

Introduction

Science and politics are closely connected in today's global environmental issues. This book focuses on these links in relation to climate change, the threats to wildlife species, and natural hazards and disasters. Study of these reveals the need for more effective international cooperation and the limits of global governance.

Keywords

atmosphere climate climate change community desegregation environment global governance Governance Integration Nation Policy politics

Authors and affiliations

  • RobertĀ Boardman
    • 1
  1. 1.Dalhousie UniversityCanada

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