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Title
Red sky at morning: America and the crisis of the global environment.

Author
Speth, James Gustave

Abstract
James Gustave Speth, as a visionary environmentalist leader, warns that in spite of all the international negotiations and agreements of the past two decades, efforts to protect Earth's environment are not succeeding. Still, he says, the challenges are not insurmountable. He offers new strategies for dealing with environmental threats around the world. The author explains why current approaches to critical global environmental problems - climate change, biodiversity loss, deterioration of marine environments, deforestation, water shortages, and others - don't work. He offers insights into why we have been able to address domestic environmental threats with some success while largely failing at the international level. Setting forth eight specific steps to a sustainable future, Speth argues that dramatically different government and citizen action are now urgent.

Copy number
ENV/POL/99 B

Publisher
Yale University Press
Place of Publication
New Haven (CT)
Publication date
01/04/2004
Call number
ENV/POL/99 B

Keywords
environmental aspects
environmental policy
environmental protection
globalization
United States of America