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Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Edward A. Parson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Offers the first comprehensive history of international efforts to protect the ozone layer by abandoning the use of chlorofluorohydrocarbons (CFCs), and underlines that this is the greatest success ... More


Early Stratospheric Science, Chlorofluorocarbons, and the Emergence of Environmental Concern

Edward A. Parson

in Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As background to the book, a brief and historically organized account is given of highlights in (1) the early science of the stratosphere, (2) the development and use of chlorofluorohydrocarbons ... More


Negotiations and Strategy, 1980–1987

Edward A. Parson

in Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Domestic and international policy‐making on protection of the ozone layer are examined from 1980 to 1987. Tracks the 1982 resumption of international negotiations to protect the ozone layer after two ... More


Stratospheric Ozone and Its Protection: Introduction and Background

Edward A. Parson

in Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155495
eISBN:
9780199833955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155491.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

An introduction is given to the ozone layer issue, and the goals, context, and contributions of the book are described. The three main empirical arguments put forward in the book are summarised; ... More


Ozone Protection and WTO Law

Erich Vranes

in Trade and the Environment: Fundamental Issues in International Law, WTO Law, and Legal Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562787
eISBN:
9780191705366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562787.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on the legal relationship, and possible conflicts of norms, between the international ozone regime and WTO law. After a brief analysis of the Vienna Convention for the Protection ... More


From the Ground Up: Fumigants, Ozone, and Health

Adam Tompkins

in Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456688
eISBN:
9781501704215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456688.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the local and international politics underlying the bitter struggle to end usage of methyl bromide. Animal-based studies showed that methyl bromide is a mutagen and reproductive ... More


Introduction

Erich Vranes

in Trade and the Environment: Fundamental Issues in International Law, WTO Law, and Legal Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562787
eISBN:
9780191705366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562787.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main questions examined in this book. It argues that there are three sets of questions which demarcate the so-called ‘trade and environment’ ... More


Ozone Depletion: International Cooperation over a Degraded Resource

Elizabeth R. DeSombre

in Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014977
eISBN:
9780262295505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014977.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The ozone layer is one of the most important natural resources and it plays a major role in environmental protection. This chapter discusses ozone layer depletion and also addresses the importance of ... More


Rationing the Use of Common Resources: Problems of Design and Constitutionality

Gerd Winter

in The Regulatory State: Constitutional Implications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593170
eISBN:
9780191595660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593170.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Traditional regulation is conceived as limiting the individual use of a natural resource in order to preserve its minimum quality; for instance, the emission of pollutants is free if certain air ... 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


Some Instances of Fairness in Establishing Environmental Normative Systems

Thomas M. Franck

in Fairness in International Law and Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267850
eISBN:
9780191683398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267850.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Having examined the parameters of fairness discourse in addressing the problematic of environmental management, it is now possible to see how these play out in practice. This chapter examines efforts ... More


On a Clear Day, You Can See the Coase Theorem

Barry Nalebuff

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240692
eISBN:
9780191714269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240692.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Coase theorem states that with zero transaction costs, private and social costs will be equal and the value of production will be maximized. Absence of transaction costs means the world is a ... More


The Challenge of Climate Change

Mario J. Molina and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this conversation, Nobel Prize winner Mario J. Molina reflects on the ethical side of science. He explains how several decades ago, together with the scientist F. Sherwood Rowland, he predicted ... More


The Ozone Layer and other Crises

Fred Taylor

in Exploring the Planets: A Memoir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199671595
eISBN:
9780191819650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671595.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The Oxford group was successful in proposing a large instrument, the Improved Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder or ISAMS for short, as part of the scientific payload on NASA’s new and very large ... More


International Financial Instability

Charles Wyplosz

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

If the Montreal Protocol has been so successful in reducing the production and use of ozone‐depleting substances, why cannot an effective treaty to control greenhouse gas emissions be put into place? ... More


“Natural Capital” Revisited

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A long tradition is based on the widespread view of natural capital as a stock of exhaustible resources. Yet to properly take account of contemporary environmental issues, economists must go beyond ... More


Conclusion: Melting Empires?

Adrian Howkins

in Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190249144
eISBN:
9780190249175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249144.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, World Modern History

The conclusion considers the contemporary implications of an argument for imperial continuity in the environmental history of the Antarctic Peninsula region. The significant role played by the ... More


International Climate Negotiations

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One recurrent obstacle to the establishment of a carbon price at national or regional levels stems from the classic problem of “free riders.” The climate is a “planetary common good” whose ... More


Global Environment and International Inequality

Henry Shue

in Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195399622
eISBN:
9780197562840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195399622.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

My aim is to establish that three commonsense principles of fairness, none of them dependent upon controversial philosophical theories of justice, give ... More


Making Sense on Its Own Terms: India in the HFC and Aviation Negotiations

Arunabha Ghosh

in India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199498734
eISBN:
9780199098408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498734.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Climate negotiations do not occur only under the auspices of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Increasingly, the climate arena resembles a ‘regime complex’, with ... More


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