The Compromise of Liberal Environmentalism

  title={The Compromise of Liberal Environmentalism},
  author={S. Bernstein},
  • S. Bernstein
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • The most significant shift in environmental governance over the last thirty years has been the convergence of environmental and liberal economic norms toward "liberal environmentalism"-which predicates environmental protection on the promotion and maintenance of a liberal economic order. Steven Bernstein assesses the reasons for this historical shift, introduces a socio-evolutionary explanation for the selection of international norms, and considers the implications for our ability to address… CONTINUE READING
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