A lot of industrialized countries have put in place laws and formal governmental structures to address their environmental problems, but the result in term of success is minimal. The problem of climate change can not be analyzed properly as a single or individual problem. There are a million of factors that lead to the crisis of climate change or environmental degradation in general. According to a Yale University website, the development banks, which control resources desperately needed by the developing countries, are promoting the use of economic incentives and other market-based strategies as the key to more effective environmental protection.
The notion or idea of globalization needs to be revised, restructure to tackle the problem of the environment. Globalization is a concept where the economies, cultures, and politics of various countries in the world become more and more connected to one another. If the ideal intention behind it is to create a better global society, a better global market, and economy. Unfortunately, what it truly produce is extremely harmful and disastrous to our global interactions and living.
Take Haiti as an example of a country almost without any law on the environment, compare to other countries in the Caribbean with some type of legislation to protect the environment. The result of that idea that you can control your own environment is bogus. What happened is that, the fact that Haiti does not have laws to protect the environment a lot of foreign companies, a lot of them banned from some industrialized countries are established in Haiti. These companies purchase part of the island as dumping sites of waste material some of these waste are highly radioactive, This been going on for years, but when these radioactive waste carry by the sea waves to other islands in the Caribbean and most importantly to the shores of Florida, they pretend to realize that climate change or the problem of the degradation of our planet can not be treated in segment but globally
The irony behind all that is the fact that despite all the agreements signed by the United States, many of these companies doing awful things to the environment in other countries are American companies.
HomeDepot cut thousand of trees in Haiti every year to make furniture. T-mobile operating under the name of Digicel in Haiti is placing transmission towers everywhere without any regard to the warning of experts that these towers are not safe for the environment.
Comparing laws in different countries is not enough, the crisis needs to be addressed globally. Was the idea of Prime minister Trudeau of Canada during the signature of the Cop21 Paris agreement in New York last April.