Transboundary Environmental Negotiation: New Approaches to Global Cooperation is an important collection of articles generated by faculty and graduate students at MIT, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. The contributors emphasize the ways in which global environmental treaty-making can be improved. They highlight new environmental problems that pose difficult global negotiation challenges and suggest new strategies for involving a range of nongovernmental actors in ways that can overcome the obstacles to transboundary environmentalism.

A definitive and cutting-edge resource on environmental negotiation Transboundary Environmental Negotiation:

  • Includes a critique of the basic model of global environmental treaty-making
  • Discusses the pros and cons of voluntary codes of management
  • Examines the role of media in framing international environmental problems
  • Shows how to make the information technology an integral part of environmental treaty-making
  • Reviews global enforcement strategies linked to domestic legal systems
  • Outlines capacity-building strategies of multilateral environmental agreements
  • Shows how to link human rights and environmental quality
  • Reveals the potential for environmental contributions to peace-making

 This landmark book will inspire advocated to push hard for new transboundary agreements on resource management, pollution reduction, and sustainable development needs.