"A first-rate volume with specific and well-presented case studies."—Bryan D. Jones, University of Washington
(Bryan D. Jones)
"As someone who strives consistently to improve environmental policies, I know how hard that can sometimes be to accomplish. Those of us who care about conservation, whatever our political affiliations, can learn a great deal from this book about the factors that lead to success."—Congressman Mark Udall (D-CO)
(Congressman Mark Udall)
"A must read for those seeking policy change for the global environmental challenges of today, including climate change.
The fascinating case studies show key tipping points, what has worked and what has not."—Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council
"For a generation, environmental problem solving has been overtaken by political deadlock, even as environmental pressures continue to mount. This book argues for a fresh perspective on the unavoidable challenges faced by our species (and all others)."—Kai N. Lee, Williams College
(Kai N. Lee)
"The use of case studies to apply the punctuated equilibrium approach is novel and important. An excellent collection."—Scott Robinson, University of Texas at Dallas
About the Author
Robert Repetto is professor in the Practice of Sustainable Development, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.