Climate change and the oil industry (Issues in Environmental by Jon Skjaerseth,Tora Skodvin

By Jon Skjaerseth,Tora Skodvin

This quantity considers how multinational companies should be a part of the answer to environmental difficulties, targeting the weather suggestions of ExxonMobil, Shell, and Statoil as case reviews. The research generates policy-relevant wisdom approximately no matter if and the way company resistance to weather coverage could be triumph over. The analytical strategy constructed via the authors can also be appropriate to different parts of environmental degradation the place multinational businesses play a significant position. beneficial to scholars, researchers and practitioners attracted to nationwide and foreign environmental politics, and enterprise environmental administration. a massive and well timed quantity given the demanding situations dealing with environmentalists and policy-makers following the breakdown of the Kyoto protocol.

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