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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
IUCN ? The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States, government agencies and a diverse' range of non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership: over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union, IUCN seeks to influence encourage and assist societies throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95
Community participation and sustainable development are regarded as essential elements of contemporary social thinking; vital for the future and closely intertwined. This study explores what participation means for democracy, citizenship and accountability; for individuals and national policies. The place of science and expert knowledge is argued to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
National governments are ill-equipped for tackling transnational environmental problems, from ozone depletion to soaring trade in commodities like timber and shrimp. As these issues climb higher on the political agenda, industrial and developing countries are on a collision course over climate change and water shortages. Goods, money, microbes, pollution,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy engendered new political space for social movements.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
The 2008 financial crisis has highlighted the challenges associated with global financial integration and has emphasized the importance of macro financial linkages. Specifically it has shown how real (business cycles) can interact with and be amplified by the financial sector, resulting in high pro-cyclicality and a buildup of systemic risk in the... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00
Imagine a world in which the excess energy from one business would be used to heat another. Where buildings need less and less energy around the world, and where ?regenerative? commercial buildings ? ones that create more energy than they use ? are being designed. A world in which environmentally sound products and processes would be more cost-effective... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Offers a comparative analysis of organizations and networks involved in nature protection in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the UK and the USA. This book traces their development from their origins. It also sheds light on the challenges that nature protection faces. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 36.00
This volume reviews the state of the art in conducting sustainability assessments, including the range of methodologies and tools available. It describes current practice in OECD countries, as well as the continuing debate on quantifying and comparing diverse types of short- and long-term policy impacts. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 229.00
This volume provides a synthesis of long-term ecological analyses in the BornhAved Lake District as a representative landscape of northern Germany. The emphasis is on the comprehensive assessment of matter and energy fluxes in and between the terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and their biocoenotic structures and dynamics on the one hand, and on transdisciplinary... more...