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Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in ... More


Bridging Reality and the Theory of International Environmental Agreements

Charles D. Kolstad

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The literature on the economics of international environmental agreements has been developing for two decades. Some significant progress has been made. But some simple and fundamental questions ... More


Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Alan Rugman, Julie Soloway, and John Kirton

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

For many firms, the opening up of trade barriers meant unwelcome exposure to tough international competition. In order to protect themselves, many turned to local and national environmental ... More


Agents of the State: A Century of Delegation in International Environmental Law

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/9780691157580.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a century of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) for acts of delegation to international organizations and to private actors. Theories of delegation suggest looking to ... More


Implementing International Environmental Agreements in Russia

Geir Honneland and Anne-Kristin Jorgensen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063862
eISBN:
9781781700181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063862.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book is a systematic study that considers how international environmental agreements are transformed into political action in Russia, using three case studies on the implementation process in ... More


Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance

Jessica F. Green

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157580
eISBN:
9781400848669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157580.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the role of nonstate actors in global environmental politics, arguing that a fuller understanding of their role requires a new way of conceptualizing private authority. It ... More


The Need for Corporate Environmental Accountability

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of egregious cases of corporate environmental damage and the day-to-day negative impacts of the private sector. It then addresses recent initiatives at the ... More


Introduction: When Agriculture Meets the Ozone Layer

Brian J. Gareau

in From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore how science, governments, industry, and civil society co-create solutions to global environmental challenges. It then ... More


Strengthening the International Environmental Regime: A Transatlantic Perspective

DANIEL C. ESTY

in Transatlantic Economic Disputes: The EU, the US, and the WTO

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199261727
eISBN:
9780191698774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261727.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the transatlantic environmental relationship and tries to identify the underlying causes of the current strains. More broadly, it assesses the dispute-settlement capacities of ... More


Using Institutional Leverage to Influence the Side Agreements

Tamara Kay and R. L. Evans

in Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190847432
eISBN:
9780190847470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847432.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how activists used institutional channels to influence the side agreements. It reveals, through documented interactions, the cat-and-mouse game between activists and the state ... More


Theoretical background

Geir Hønneland and Anne-Kristin Jørgensen

in Implementing International Environmental Agreements in Russia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063862
eISBN:
9781781700181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063862.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides more detail on the theoretical debate about the implementation of international environmental agreements, leading up to a more individualised approach to the issues under ... More


The Impact of Domestic Policy Constraints on International Environmental Agreements

Sonja Köke and Andreas Lange

in Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029247
eISBN:
9780262329736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029247.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

We study the impact of domestic policy constraints on the optimal terms of international environmental agreements (IEAs). We combine the literature on IEAs with the one on two-level games and ... More


Conclusions

Geir Hønneland and Anne-Kristin Jørgensen

in Implementing International Environmental Agreements in Russia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063862
eISBN:
9781781700181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063862.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sums up the major findings of the case studies in fisheries management, nuclear safety, and air pollution control. The primary focus is on the ‘implementation activities’ carried out in ... More


Multilateral Environmental Agreements

A. Damodaran

in Encircling the Seamless: India, Climate Change, and the Global Commons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066750
eISBN:
9780199080106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066750.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the dangers of instrumentalism that has affected environmental management regimes around the world. It considers instrumentalism as a phenomenon that obscures the basic purpose ... More


Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements

Lawrence E. Susskind and Saleem H. Ali

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199397976
eISBN:
9780199398003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397976.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

International environmental agreements have increased exponentially within the last five decades. According to an estimate from the United Nations Environment Programme world leaders have signed up ... More


Mobilizing Public and Legislative Hostility against NAFTA

Tamara Kay and R. L. Evans

in Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190847432
eISBN:
9780190847470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847432.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how activists used outsider strategies and mobilized public pressure to increase legislative opposition to NAFTA during the substantive treaty negotiations that followed passage ... More


Non-Judicial Methods of Supervision and Enforcement

Phoebe N. Okowa

in State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260974
eISBN:
9780191682186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260974.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The last two chapters were concerned with judicial methods of implementing transboundary air pollution obligations. The limitations of judicial supervision as well as the inherent problems attendant ... More


Cooperation, Stability, and Self-enforcement in International Environmental Agreements: A Conceptual Discussion

Parkash Chander and Henry Tulkens

in The Design of Climate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter reviews various notions of stability and related concepts used in a game theory that provide guidance on international environmental agreements (IEAs). It distinguishes between the ... More


Social Capital and the Vertical Integration of Power

Brian J. Gareau

in From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a critical sociological assessment of the social organization of the Montreal Protocol, its institutional structure, and the impact of its various actors vis-à-vis social ... More


Conclusion: Is a Better Future for Global Environmental Governance Possible?

Brian J. Gareau

in From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first summarizes the main arguments of the preceding chapters. It then explains the link between ozone-layer depletion and global climate change; and why the MeBr case needs to be ... More


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