Conclusion: The future of global environmental politics

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This conclusion presents some closing thoughts on the concepts discussed in the preceding chapters of this book. The book explains what it means to study global environmental politics: the history of environmental politics, the theoretical or conceptual frameworks within which to situate debates, and the analytical lenses employed. It discusses the environmental problems of the 21st century cannot be resolved through global environmental governance alone – their mechanisms, roots, and possible solutions are so complex that they require a wider angle and action on more than one front. The book demonstrates how connected the political and economic, the theoretical and the practical, the individual and the institutional, and the local and the global are. It shows the conceive of global environmental politics as a whole, and such a plurality is needed for analyzing, interpreting, and finding solutions to global environmental problems. The book explains a variety of issues and concepts related to international and global justice and equity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGlobal Environmental Politics
Subtitle of host publicationConcepts, Theories and Case Studies, Second Edition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781351716642
ISBN (Print)9781138895287
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)


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