Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global AgreementsLawrence E. Susskind
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'His central conclusions are sensible and in line with practice as it is evolving. I found particularly persuasive his advocacy of 'staged' environemntal treaties in which the fulfilment of each level of cooperation is the necessary prerequisite for moving on to the next.' Tony Brenton, International Affairs 'a timely and valuable addition to the emerging body of literature on the international politics of the environment. It focuses almost uniquely on the process and practice of diplomacy on environmental issues, setting it apart from other existing texts in the field ... Environmental Diplomacy should be a welcome addition to the library of any self-respecting analyst or practitioner of the international dimension to environmental problem-solving, either as a source of new ideas or as a valuable reference point' Millennium 'Lawrence Susskind's book on global diplomacy addresses the problems of global environmental treaty making in a clearly written, persuasive and practical way ... The book is seductively well written, and reasonableness itself ... it is a thought-provoking and realistic book.' Times Higher Education Supplement This highly interesting book is based on case studies of fifteen major environmental-treaty efforts ... deserves a wide readership among students of international relations and the environment ... it is well written, and simply contains more interesting points than many other books in this field. Journal of Peace Research Susskind offers a sensible set of propositions ... The book will appeal not only to specialists in the field of environmental politics but to a much broader audience concerned with transformation in the nature of multilateral diplomacy confronted by a far more complex international and domestic policy milieu. Environmental Politics This volume makes a valuable contribution to the environmental policy literature. Political Studies