Towards a world environment organisation?
UNSPECIFIED. (1999) Towards a world environment organisation? IDS BULLETIN-INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, 30 (3). 16-+. ISSN 0265-5012Full text not available from this repository.
This article explores the possible need for a nem international body to address environmental problems along the lines of a World Environment Organisation (WEO). A case is made that existing institutions and policy mechanisms for combating environmental problems have fallen short in several crucial respects. Perhaps most notable among the failings of contemporary approaches is a failure of internalisation. A WEO is argued to facilitate the internationalisation of environmental costs, as well as redress many of the other problems identified with existing international cooperative responses. The article is a summary of a larger project on the perspectives of different LDCs towards the possible creation of such an institution.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Journal or Publication Title:||IDS BULLETIN-INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES|
|Publisher:||INST DEVELOPMENT STUDIES|
|Number of Pages:||10|
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