• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe.

How Do the World's Environmental Problems Come to Be ‘Global’?
How do the world's environmental problems come to be ‘global’?
Introduction: The Global Environment and Two Complications Facing Global Action

As we saw in the last chapter, carbon dioxide and other ‘greenhouse’ gases are accumulating in the atmosphere, leading to the possibility of ...

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