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Author Boardman, Robert, 1945-

Title Governance of Earth systems : science and its uses / Robert Boardman

Publ Info Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
 RWU Main Library  GE170 .B626 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 243 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Global issues series
Global issues series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-236) and index
Contents Introduction : ecological imagination and global society -- Science and policy -- Environmental crisis and the contexts of science -- From systems complexity to decisional uncertainty -- The Earth theory tradition -- Geosphere-atmosphere-biosphere integration -- Governance challenges -- Theorizing governance and community -- Structures of environmental governance -- Biological diversity -- Climate change -- Geological hazards -- Governance, science, and Earth systems
LC subject Environmental policy -- International cooperation
Environmental protection -- International cooperation
Earth sciences
ISBN 9780230237704 (alk. paper)
0230237703 (alk. paper)