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Regulating the Polluters: Markets and Strategies for Protecting the Global Environment

Alexander Ovodenko


Climate change, tropical deforestation, biodiversity loss, ozone depletion, hazardous wastes, and ocean pollution are among the environmental issues that have bought national governments together in a common purpose. As they have worked to mitigate these global problems, national governments have developed a wide variety of environmental regime designs. They have created complex systems of global rules and institutions to enable and incentivize private and public actors to meet the challenges posed by global pollution. Why have national governments created different international rules and ins ... More

Keywords: environment, institution, global governance, regulation, market, treaty, political economy, climate change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190677725
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190677725.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexander Ovodenko, author
Energy Industy Analyst, US Department of Energy