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The Secretariat of the Global Environment Facility: From Network to Bureaucracy

Lydia Andler

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Created one year before the 1992 Rio summit, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is mandated to fund projects designed to promote global environmental protection. In 1994, it was restructured in ... More


The Role of the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility in the Implementation of the Regime of the Convention on the Law of the Sea

David Freestone

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

After more than 20 years, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) still stands as a massive achievement in the history of codification efforts in international law. This chapter ... More


Atmospheric Police: Delegated Authority in the Clean Development Mechanism

Jessica F. Green

in Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines why states decided to delegate key monitoring tasks to private actors in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. It first provides an overview of the ... More


Biodiversity and National Accounting

Kirk Hamilton

in Nature in the Balance: The Economics of Biodiversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199676880
eISBN:
9780191756252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676880.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Biodiversity, a property of natural areas, provides a range of benefits to the economy including bio-prospecting rents, knowledge and insurance, ecotourism fees, and ecosystem services. Many of these ... More


Creating and Rescheduling Tangible Benefits and Costs

William Ascher

in Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter tries to illustrate the remarkably large number of strategies and specific instruments that can accomplish the changes in farsighted and shortsighted actions. Since one can address both ... More


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