Institutional Interaction in Global Environmental Governance: Synergy and Conflict among International and EU Policies

By Sebastian Oberthür, Thomas Gehring

This systematic research of the interplay between overseas and eu associations presents either a theoretical framework for research and the first huge review of this principally uncharted box of analysis. through providing special case experiences and a scientific research of effects, the publication examines the results of institutional interplay on environmental governance and explores the ways that overseas and ecu Union regulations can both toughen or undercut one another.After a conceptual assessment within which Oberthür and Gehring establish 3 causal mechanisms during which institutional interplay can impact environmental governance, ten case stories follow this theoretical procedure. Six situations use a world establishment as their place to begin and 4 commence with a eu Union criminal device. The foreign regimes tested comprise the well known conference on foreign alternate in Endangered Species of untamed plants and Fauna (CITES), conference on organic variety (CBD), and international exchange association and United countries Framework conference on weather swap (UNFCCC). The ecu tools analyzed contain lesser-known directives at the safeguard of habitats, the planned unencumber of genetically converted organisms into the setting, and air caliber. The reviews convey that even though clash and interference between varied regimes and associations do occur, synergistic interactions are universal. The findings at the value of, and mechanisms at the back of, those results provide invaluable insights for either students and policymakers.Contributors:Beatrice Chaytor, Clare Coffey, Andrew Farmer, Thomas Gehring, John Lanchbery, Sebastian Oberthür, Alice Palmer, G. Kristin Rosendal, Jon Birger Skjærseth, Olav Schram Stokke, Ingmar von Homeyer, Jacob Werksman, Jørgen Wettestad

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