Russia and the West
Environmental Co-operation and Conflict
Routledge – 2003 – 208 pages
Series: Environmental Politics
Hønneland assesses current environmental discourses and applies this analysis to look at the relations between Russia and the West with regards to environment problems. It includes three in-depth case-studies on environmental problems, living marine resources, nuclear safety and air pollution.
'…well written and easy to read… suitable as a teaching aid' - Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 56, No. 5, 2004
'… a sophisticated meta-study' - Nordisk Østforum – Nordic Journal of Russian and East European Studies, Vol. 18. No. 2, 2004
1. The Study of Environmental Discourse 2. The Environment and Institutions in the European Arctic 3. Discourses on Marine Living Resources 4. Discourses on Nuclear Safety 5. Discourses on Industrial Pollution 6. Conclusion
Geir Hønneland is a political scientist and Director of the Polar and Russian Programme at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway. He has published widely on the management of natural resources and the environment in the European Arctic.