Liberal Environmentalism and Global Environmental Governance

@article{Bernstein2002LiberalEA,
  title={Liberal Environmentalism and Global Environmental Governance},
  author={S. Bernstein},
  journal={Global Environmental Politics},
  year={2002},
  volume={2},
  pages={1-16}
}
  • S. Bernstein
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Global environmental governance rests on a set of norms best characterized by the label liberal environmentalism. The 1992 Earth Summit catalyzed the process of institutionalizing these norms, which predicate environmental pro tection on the promotion and maintenance of a liberal economic order. To support this claim, this article identifies the specific norms institutionalized since Rio that undergird international environmental treaties, policies and programs. It also explains why a shift… CONTINUE READING
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