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Partnership Ethics and Cultural Discourse: Women and the Earth Summit

Carolyn Merchant

in Living with Nature: Environmental Politics as Cultural Discourse

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295099
eISBN:
9780191599262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829509X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

An important aspect of the ‘Earth Summit’ conference held at Rio de Janeiro in 1992 was the extent to which it shifted environmental discourse beyond mere recognition of the environmental crisis ... More


Globality through Local Eyes

Simon Avenell

in Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867133
eISBN:
9780824873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores Japanese groups’ involvement at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. Responding to debates over global environmental problems such as climate ... More


Addressing Implementation Challenges

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

International law on sustainable development is evolving at a rapid pace, as are international laws in the fields of economic and social development, and environmental protection. New treaties are ... More


The Weaknesses of the Existing Environmental Treaty-Making System

Lawrence E. Susskind and Saleem H. Ali

in Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199397976
eISBN:
9780199398003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397976.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

The basic insights of this chapter regarding the existing environmental treaty-making system continue from the first edition and include: knowing how to measure success; three serious obstacles to ... More


Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Every year, billions of dollars of environmental aid flow from the rich governments of the North to the poor governments of the South. Why do donors provide this aid? What do they seek to achieve? ... More


From Concept to Movement

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

A self-defined sustainability movement crystallized between the late 1970s and the 1990s. No longer was sustainability merely a concept or set of ideas. There was now a set of organizations—the ... More


Development Requires New Models

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter Haq addresses the leaders of the Earth Summit of 1992, pointing out key areas that Summit leaders should collectively address. According to Haq, the search for new models of ... More


The Nature of the Problem

Dale Jamieson

in Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed -- and What It Means for Our Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337668
eISBN:
9780199357468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337668.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter begins with the rise of climate science, takes us to the enthusiasm and energy of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, and culminates in the debacle of the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Change ... More


Sustainable Development in Policy and in Law

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Sustainable development has been accepted as global policy. The concept appears, as a preambular reference, in most international statements and declarations related to environmental, social and ... More


The Geography of Diplomacy

Alan K. Henrikson

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0025
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Why do diplomatic encounters—international meetings of all kinds, including major international conferences—occur where they do? What are the reasons for and what may be the effects of the ... More


Sustainable Development, CBD, and IPR

Sanjeev Kumar Chaudhary

in Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science, and Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199474622
eISBN:
9780199090990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474622.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

One of the landmark outcomes of Earth Summit was the ‘Convention on Biological Diversity’ which calls upon parties to conserve and sustainably use biological diversity while equitably sharing the ... More


Conservation Biology

Nathaniel T. Wheelwright

in Monteverde: Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095609
eISBN:
9780197561546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095609.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Each February, when I return to Monteverde to study the reproductive ecology of lauraceous trees, I stay with friends in their farmhouse tucked on the edge of the lower montane moist forest. On my ... More


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