The history of environmental politics
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The relation of labor and the environment
The relation of trade and the environment
The Rio Earth Summit (1992)
The Johannesburg Earth Summit (2002)
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- Working Group to Review Environmental
Impact Assessment Manuals as Means of Enhancing Capacity
- UNEP News Release 1995/2, 13 January 1995. At a series of
international meetings and workshops held throughout 1994, EIA
capacity building, particularly for developing countries and
those with economies in transition, was identified as a priority
area upon which the international community needed to focus.
- Recycling in Hanoi
- By Michael DiGregorio. The positive role of small-scale
scavanging. 5 February 1995.
- A world court to safeguard the
- By Armando Postiglione, Rome, and Alberto Ricci,
Ravenna, ICP Newsletter, 4 October 1995. The establishment
of a permanent International Court of the Environment
(ICE) at Rio for compensation for damage caused by
industral production. The fourth international conference
of the ICE foundation on
Towards World Government of
the Environment—held in Venice in 1994.
- Radical Environmentalists and the
Unabomber—A Terrorist Connection?
- Dr. Bron Taylor, Director of Environmental Studies at
the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 14 April 1996. The
Unabomber’s manifesto suggests a possible link
between terrorism and radical environmental groups such as
Earth First! Eco-terrorist cells are planning to violently
overthrow industrial society.
- Social Environmentalism and Native
- By David Orton. A critique of social environmentalism in
relation to native issues from a left-biocentric
perspective, 2 August 1996.
- Bioethics: A Third World Issue
- By Vandana Shiva, Third World Network Features, 19 June
- U.S. drags feet on environment
- By Phil E. Benjamin, People’s
Weekly World, 2 August 1997. Five years after
Rio, the recently—ended UN mid—term review
Rio 92 world environmental conference
brought into sharp focus the pivotal nature of the role of
the US in the future of our planet.
- Corporations won’t save the
- By Virginia Brodine, People’s
Weekly World, 17 January 1998. The recently
concluded Global Warming Conference signaled the end of
the debate over whether the activities of human societies
are increasing global warming, and moved the discussion
into the arena of doing something about it. The concern of
the people of the world is now whether there will be
action commensurate with the danger.
- Future of global environment hinges on
surging flows of private capital
- On a paper by Hilary F. French, 28 February 1998. More
than $1 trillion of private capital has moved into the
developing world over the last decade—a financial
force with growing power to make or break the health of
the environment and the economy.
- The greening of hate
- Interview of Betsy Hartmann by Fred Pearce, [20 February
2003]. The poor are to blame for environmental decline
because they have been putting their own ecosystems under
intolerable population pressure. That’s the hidden
ideology of far too many environmentalists in the US. Some
conservationists are the new conservatives. Racist and
- Is China’s Growth
- By Haines Brown, 30 July 2003. A criticism of the point
that China and India’s economic development
represent a threat to the global environment. Argues that
blame is misplaced.