IR323-3-lecture

IR323-3-lecture - Global Environmental Politics History -...

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Global Environmental Politics History - 19 th -early 20 th century (~1945) International environmental rules focused on 1) Conservation wildlife International efforts coincided w domestic, but largely ad hoc
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- U.N. to Stockholm (~1945 – 1972) International efforts grew 1) International orgs. (regional/global) to address env’t issues 2) International regulations expanded scope to include causes of pollution 3) Recognition of relationship b/n environment & development Notable events 1) U.N. (1945) 2) IUPN/IUCN (1948)—promotes conservation, education, research, legislation 3) UNCCUR (1949)—U.N. resolution asserting U.N. competency over the env’t 4) U.N. Conference on Human Environment (1972) a) Principle 21—state responsibility to see that its activities don’t damage env’t outside its jurisdiction b) Principle 22—states must cooperate to address env’t issues c) Principle 23—env’t standards must be set at national level 2
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- Stockholm to Rio (1972 – 1992)
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course IR 323 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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