This book aims to take stock of the state of environmental degradation in Europe from theoretical and empirical point of views. It focuses on international organizations and institutions in Europe that deal with ecological problems and integrates case studies on regional environmental cooperation.

chapter |5 pages


ByOtmar Höll

chapter |3 pages

Opening Remarks

ByFranz Yranitzky

part One|58 pages

The Globalization of Environmental Problems

part Two|20 pages

Economic and Institutional Capacities for International Environmental Cooperation

chapter 5|4 pages

Economic and Institutional Capacities for Environmental Cooperation

(Some Remarks on Volker von Prittwitz)
ByPeter H. Sand

part Three|54 pages

International Negotiating Processes in the Environmental Field and Their Results

chapter 6|11 pages

Specific Characteristics of Environmental Diplomacy

ByWinfried Lang

chapter 7|20 pages

Critical Attributes of International Environmental Negotiations

ByGunnar Sjöstedt

chapter 8|13 pages

The Role of International Environmental Law

ByMichael Bothe

part Four|85 pages

Regional Environmental Policies in Europe

chapter 10|13 pages

The Environmental Policy of the European Community

ByRobert Hull

chapter 11|17 pages

Harmonization of the EC Environmental Policy After Maastricht

ByJan C. Bongaerts

chapter 12|25 pages

East Central European Policy Making: The Case of the Environment

ByPeter Hardi

chapter 13|6 pages

The Central European Initiative

ByGeorg Potyka

chapter 14|14 pages

Regional Environmental Policies in Europe: Baltic/Nordic Cooperation

ByTapani Kohonen

chapter 15|5 pages

Comments on the Baltic/Nordic Cooperation

ByMarkus Amann

part Five|68 pages

Domestic Environmental Politics in a Comparative Perspective