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Ozone Diplomacy By Richard Elliot Benedick

Ozone Diplomacy by Richard Elliot Benedick

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Richard Benedick, who was the chief US negotiator for the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, offers an insider's view of the politics, the economics, the science, and the diplomacy surrounding efforts to protect the ozone layer.

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Ozone Diplomacy: New Directions in Safeguarding the Planet by Richard Elliot Benedick

The Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer, adopted in 1987 and revised in 1990, saved life on Earth from possible destruction - the first time that the international community faced such a global threat. Ambassador Richard Benedick, who was the chief U.S. negotiator of this treaty, combines science, politics, economics, and diplomacy in a fascinating and definitive account of the origins and realization of this precedent-setting international agreement. Ozone Diplomacy provides a dramatic portrayal of the participants in this dynamic process - scientists, industrialists, and government officials - and offers useful models for international approaches to other emerging issues such as global warming. This intriguing story will be invaluable to all those concerned with the environment, international law, and the practice of modern diplomacy.

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Ozone Diplomacy: New Directions in Safeguarding the Planet by Richard Elliot Benedick
Used - Very Good
Harvard University Press
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