Summary: ''A well-seasoned text, the best in its field, at the introductory and advanced level hellip; Clear, cogent, current, and comprehensive hellip; With more books like this, we stand a better chance of managing planet earth.'' -David Rosenberg, Middlebury College ''The definitive textbook in its field hellip; Clear, up-to-date, thorough, accurate, and consistently interesting for students and teachers alike.'' -Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University ''Broad in scope, excellent in content, ...show more and easy to read. It is an impressive summary of the fast-growing and rapidly changing world of international environmental politics.hellip; A must for students and teachers who have international environmental policy as part of their curriculum.'' -International Journal of Environment & Pollution ''The many instructors who used the first edition of the Porter/Brown text in their courses will be delighted with this thoroughly revised second edition. It successfully captures contemporary trends in the rapidly changing world of environmental politics.'' -Marvin S. Soroos, North Carolina State University ''As an introductory text, this book could hardly be bettered. It is clearly written, with a helpful glossary of technical terms and a useful chronology.'' -Times Literary Supplement ''Well documented and remarkably up-to-date coverage.hellip; Its treatment of specific issues is sufficiently detailed to give the interested beginner a rounded grasp of their economic, scientific and political aspects.hellip; Highly recommended as an undergraduate textbook.'' -Environmental Politics ''A sound primer on an area of increasing importance in the teaching of international relations.hellip; It deserves to attract an extensive readership.'' -Political Studies ''Porter and Brown make a convincing case that environmental issues are going to increasingly dominate international affairs in the years ahead. I can think of no better way for diplomats to prepare for this new age of environmen ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 11
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