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1

which president saw inaction and rollback of environmental matters

bush

2

how can the Kyoto agreement be described

sporadic and uneven

3

which paper said that modern environmentalism is no longer capable of dealing with the worlds most serios ecological crisis of global warming

The Death of Environmentalism

4

what did bill McKibben say about the US

they have wasted the last 15 years since climate change emerged as a real problem

5

when was the first environmental conference

1972 UN conference on the Human environment in stockholm

6

What was the dream of rio

Southern governments implemented policy reforms with the help of northern governments

7

What is the first reason why governments have been unable to react to rio

Underestimation of industrial development, technological change and economic globalisation

8

What is the second reason why governments have been unable to react to rio

Lack of understanding of environmental development in which development is limited by environmental legislation

9

What is the third reason why governments have been unable to react to rio

State centric view of the political blueprint

10

What political school of thought stopped rio developing as it should

Neo liberalism

11

What was the incentive to practice environmental approaches

Monetary rewards rather than deep rooted belief in the cause

12

Why are the contemporary issues of environmentalism not working

Global environmental politics has been subject to market disciplines and market based solutions

13

What is the international side of environmentalism linked to

Financial and techno management support rather than national projects such as coastlines wetlands and forests

14

Why can't states often access local projects

They lack the uncontested authority

15

By 2002 what had the major economic shift been towards

Globalisation

16

Why can society not free it self from nature

Because the social process always contains metabolism with nature

17

What renders the fragile system of global envrionmental governance irrelevant (newell)

Globalisation