Book notice: Global green guide

Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development 2002/2003 The Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway Earthscan Publications Ltd London

Published: Saturday 15 March 2003

-- A valuable handbook for the global environmentalist, this yearbook succintly summarises international efforts in the field of sustainable development. The 2002/2003 edition also features in-depth articles on pressing current issues such as global climate change.

The yearbook provides updated assessment on the progress made on various international conventions, even going back as far as the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling held in Washington in 1946. The analytical section features opinions of independent experts who identify obstacles to transnational environmental efforts and offer ways to tackle them.

Detailed information is provided on the objectives, activities, key publications and other useful practical data of intergovernmental organisations, including un specialised agencies and international non-governmental organisations. A handy reference guide indeed for those wishing to keep themselves updated on happening global green events.

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