8 edition of Policy making in an era of global environmental change found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by R.E. Munn, J.W.M. la Rivière, and N. van Lookeren Campagne.|
|Series||Environment & policy ;, v. 6|
|Contributions||Munn, R. E., La Rivière, J. W. M., Lookeren Campagne, N. van.|
|LC Classifications||GE149 .P65 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 225 p. :|
|Number of Pages||225|
|LC Control Number||96017818|
Research on the human dimensions of global change concerns human activities that alter the Earth's environment, the driving forces of those activities, the consequences of environmental change for societies and economies, and human responses to the experience or expectation of global change. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Introduction to Global Environmental Concepts and Principles The Historical Context of the Environmental Movement Case study Learning Objectives Origins of the Environmental Movement Historical Development of National Environmental Policy Act Discussions, Problems, and Exercises Notes Concepts and Principles .
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