New Paths to International Environmental Cooperation

In a business-as-usual scenario, the next few decades will see a sharp escalation in global environmental problems, such as climate change and loss of biodiversity, and shortages of fresh water, agricultural land and natural resources. International cooperation as well as greater government leadership and regulation are required, in the AIV’s view. International cooperation on the provision and regulation of environmental public goods and natural resources is a common interest and a shared responsibility.