A comprehensive introduction to green criminology, this book is a discussion of the relationship between mainstream criminal justice and green crimes. Focused on environmental harm within the context of criminal justice this book takes a global perspective and  • Introduces students to different theoretical perspectives in green criminology  • Looks at the victims of environmental crime throughout  • Covers topics such as; wildlife crimes, animal abuse, the causes of environmental crime, regulation, exploitation, environmental activism, policing, prosecution and monitoring. Designed to help readers develop a thorough understanding of the principles of environmental justice and green criminology, as well as contemporary developments, this book will be excellent support to student of green criminology and environmental crime.

Climate Change And Environmental Damage

Climate Change And Environmental Damage

By the end of this chapter you should:

  • Understand global warming and climate change as a form of crime and a core issue for green criminology.
  • Be able to distinguish between climate change as crime and climate change as a cause of crime.
  • Be able to identify climate change as a form of corporate crime and understand the impact of climate change via natural disasters.
  • Understand a sociocultural perspective on climate change denial and the reasons why climate change remains a contested topic.
  • Understand responses to climate change including the role of the courts and the contrasting perspectives of acceptance and mitigation.


Given this book’s focus on environmental crime as mainly being activities prohibited by law and which constitute offences (whether ...

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