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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Greening the Americas: NAFTA's Lessons for Hemispheric Trade

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Attention to environmental issues is vital if the full potential economic benefits of international trade are to be realized. Greening the Americas offers a number of analytically rigorous proposals to ensure that economic integration in the Western Hemisphere proceeds in an environmentally sustainable and politically sensible manner.The chapters review the history of the environmental negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), explore the treaty's economic and environmental impacts, and draw lessons that can be applied to the ongoing Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) negotiations. Greening the Americas analyzes in detail NAFTA's environmental elements, highlighting those provisions that should be included in future agreements and those that should be amended or dropped. The book includes contributions from a diverse set of participants in the debate about how to link environmental policy and trade agreements. The perspectives range from the broadly optimistic about environmental effects of trade and trade liberalization to a more pessimistic view of the economic and social effects of open markets and economic integration. What unites all of the contributions is a commitment to engage constructively in the policy dialogue over how best to integrate trade and environmental policy making in the Americas.

Synopsis:

A study of the environmental content and consequences of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the lessons to be drawn for the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas agreement.

Synopsis:

Attention to environmental issues is vital if the full potential economic benefits of international trade are to be realized.

About the Author

Carolyn L. Deere is Assistant Director of the Global Inclusion Theme of the Rockefeller Foundation.Daniel C. Esty, formerly a top official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale University and Associate Dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262541381
Editor:
Deere, Carolyn L.
Editor:
Esty, Daniel C.
Foreword by:
Figueres-Olsen, Jose Maria
Foreword:
Figueres-Olsen, Jose Maria
Editor:
Deere, Carolyn L.
Editor:
Esty, Daniel C.
Author:
Figueres-Olsen, Jos� Mar�a
Author:
Deere, Carolyn L.
Author:
Figueres-Olsen, José María
Author:
Esty, Daniel C.
Foreword:
Figueres-Olsen, Jose Maria
Publisher:
MIT Press (MA)
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Environmental policy
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Green movement
Subject:
Free trade
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Greening the Americas
Series Volume:
107-343
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
398
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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