International equity and global environmental politics : power and principles in U.S. foreign policy
This volume looks closely at the issue of international equity, within the environment sphere. If climate change is looked at through the lens of ethics, questions of distributional impact loom very large, and this text aims to try and cover those questions.
Print Book, English, ©2001
Ashgate, Aldershot, England, ©2001
xiii, 261 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Considerations of Equity in International Environmental Politics: Introduction: environment, equity, and U.S. foreign policy; Defining international environmental equity; The earth summit and international equity; A history of international equity in global environmental politics. International Environmental Equity and U.S. Foreign Policy: America’s response to evolving themes of international environmental equity; International environmental equity and U.S. national interests; International environmental equity and American politics; International environmental equity and altruistic principles. Equity, U.S. Foreign Policy and the Future of Global Environmental Politics: International equity and global environmental change: implications for American foreign policy and humankind; Conclusion: international environmental equity in U.S. foreign policy; Index.