By Michael C. Howard
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As quickly constructing Asian nations subscribe to the worldwide financial system, they're being pressured to confront the environmental degradation that accompanies such speeded up progress. during this quantity, a gaggle of members explores the intersection of politics, economics, society and the surroundings in Asia.
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3 This chapter, after describing these cases, addresses sucha state policy through ethical analysis, posing the question of whether the colonization of tribal areas and the accompanying exploitation of their resources can be justified. The issue that is being addressed here concerns the responsibilities of the state regarding the use of land and rights to it. Justifications offered by states engaged in this process of development by colonization will be assessed and that will be done from the perspective of environmental justice.
77. See, Joe Kirwin, "Hot air fuels the energy debate," in Financial Times, 19 May, 1993, p. 16. 78. See, Coal-use Technology in a Changing Environment, Financial Times Management Report (London: Financial Times, 1992). 79. In Thailand, electricity authorities launched a major drive to promote more efficient energy use in early 1993; see, "Drive to save Thailand Bt60 bn by year ;(H)1," in The Nation (Bangkok), 25 March, 1993, p. B3. 80. Ian Rodger, "Cleaner dyes make Jakarta less colourful," in Financial Times, 31 October, 1991, p.
Asia's Environmental Crisis by Michael C. Howard