Introduction: Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

@inproceedings{Brousseau2012IntroductionGE,
  title={Introduction: Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms},
  author={E. Brousseau and T. Dedeurwaerdere and Pierre-Andr{\'e} Jouvet and M. Willinger},
  year={2012}
}
The interdependency of socio-ecological systems and the increased reach of human activity have led to major political and scientific challenges in the governance of environmental resources. This chapter reviews the state of our knowledge on the matter. The chapter begins by discussing the specificity of global environmental challenges. Then it discusses three main issues. First, the chapter addresses the question of the optimal level of governance given that environmental goods have wide… Expand
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