Is it possible for civil societies of different nations to work together to develop a global civil society to fight for just global social and ecological policies?

If the atmosphere is a common resource shared by everyone then should the South let itself be bullied into accepting a US diktat on emission reduction?

Nitrous oxide is steadily accumulating in the upper atmosphere, eating into the ozone layer and contributing to global warming

Labour union membership has declined substantially over the past decade around the world. Even in European countries which traditionally had strong unions, the membership is decreasing. However, the

The first conference of parties for the Convention to Combat Desertification held in Rome took some important decisions to save the parts of the Earth that face increasing desertification. But the larger conflict of interests dominated the proceedings

Despite regulations against international

The amendments to the Montreal Protocol made at the 9th Meeting of Parties may help curb smuggling of ozone depleting substances and ensure compliance. But they place a heavy responsibility on developing countries who have to move towards the use of subst

Some countries have failed to live up to commitments. But measures to ensure compliance to the protocol do not address the issue of North South inequality

While the protocol has succeeded in lowering consumption of CFCs, developing countries still bear the cost burden of using and developing substitutes

The good news... CFCs, halons, carbon tetrachloride and methyl chloroform have been phased out in developing countries to a large extent. Growth rates of CFCs and methyl chloroform in the

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