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A Transparency Turn in Global Environmental Governance

Gupta Aarti and Mason Michael

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this introductory chapter, Aarti Gupta and Michael Mason lay out the rationale for the in-depth examination of transparency-based global environmental governance arrangements undertaken in this ... More


Emergent Global Land Governance

Matias E. Margulis

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Land governance is currently the focus of many new global rule-making projects, marking a sharp break with past practices that sought to exclude land as an international governance issue. ... More


Adaptiveness

Frank Biermann

in Earth System Governance: World Politics in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028226
eISBN:
9780262322928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028226.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on adaptiveness as a dimension of effective earth system governance, with particular emphasis on the requirements of global adaptation governance. It considers core dilemmas such ... More


Institutional Politics and Reform

Kate O’Neill

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter outlines the basic institutional architecture of state-led global environmental politics, reflecting on its strenghts, summarizing critiques, and charting its evolution over time. The ... More


Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Aarti Gupta and Michael Mason (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Transparency—commonly understood as openness and greater availability of information—is increasinglyseen as part of the solution to a complex array of economic, political, and ethical problems in an ... More


Transparency Revisited

Mason Michael and Gupta Aarti

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this concluding chapter, Michael Mason and Aarti Gupta distil comparative insights from the preceding chapters relating to the analytical framework informing the book: whytransparency now? How is ... More


An Engaged Scholarship Narrative

Maria Ivanova

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is described here as the "anchor institution" for global environmental governance. The chapter is a mix of analysis and biography, as the author draws ... More


Politics for a New Earth: Governing in the “Anthropocene”

Frank Biermann

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter serves as an epilogue to the edited volume "New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene." The chapter offers a careful, systematic overview of the book's various contributions, ... More


Palm Oil as a Case Study of Distal Land Connections

Birka Wicke

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Palm oil production is often associated with negative environmental and social impacts related to land-use change (LUC) particularly deforestation of tropical rainforest. Most consumers are located ... More


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