By Simon Nicholson,Paul Wapner

Today's scholars are looking to comprehend not just the explanations and personality of worldwide environmental difficulties like weather swap, species extinction, and freshwater shortage, but in addition what to do approximately them. This ebook deals the main finished, fair-minded, obtainable, and forward-looking textual content for introducing scholars to the problem of worldwide environmental defense. Drawing on a various variety of voices, the booklet sequentially explains our present quandary, examines what's being performed to reply at quite a few degrees from the overseas to the neighborhood, and descriptions assorted, correct strategic offerings for real political engagement. constructed via best researchers and grasp lecturers of world environmental politics, the e-book brings jointly sharply written introductory essays with tightly edited choices from a wide pass portion of thinkers to supply a textual content that might excite and teach scholars of worldwide environmental affairs. additionally, the booklet introduces a sequence of workouts designed in particular to assist scholars draw connections among their very own lives and the wider problem of world sustainability. international Environmental Politics: From individual to Planet ultimately solutions the query of the way to coach scholars approximately environmental damage with a sober experience of ecological fact, an organization clutch on politics, and an confident glance towards the future.

Features of This leading edge textual content Reader:

  • Original part introductions through the amount editors hide key themes resembling the 4 significant planetary demanding situations (climate, extinction, water, and food); major causes of environmental harm; the position of states, markets, and civil society; race, class, and geopolitical difference; and the price of thinking strategically and utilizing a huge political imagination.

  • Carefully chosen and judiciously edited readings from a variety of assets function high-profile authors from popular in addition as professional media.

  • Action-oriented routines engage scholars in being a part of the solution.

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