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- Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 17.40
Hauptbeschreibung Das erste Umweltministerium in Europa entstand im Jahr 1970 in Bayern. Der damalige Ministerpräsident Dr. Alfons Goppel reagierte damit auf "die Bedrohungen unserer Lebensgrundlagen durch die zunehmende Technisierung der Welt und den unkontrollierten Egoismus des Einzelnen" und wollte fortan die Lebensgrundlagen für künftige Generationen... more...
- Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95
The 'environment' embraces many disciplines - ecology, law, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental health, toxicology, genetic engineering and radiology. The book fills a need for an authoritative yet accessible source of reference which expertly summarises the legal, scientific, economic and social issues. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 226.00
Agendas and Sustainability considers the processes used for devising global environment and development agendas and provides practical suggestions for their future development and influence. A collaboration of the latest research from the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Earth Council, the book presents similarities and differences in problem... more...
An Assessment of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Performance Track ProgramRAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
The National Environmental Performance Track program sought to encourage facilities to improve their environmental performance. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should continue to find ways to enhance traditional regulatory approaches. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 61.00
Environmental Management Air and Water Management Nature and Biodiversity Economy, Society and Environment Sectoral Integration: Sustainable Forest Management International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00
Most people would agree that it makes sense to tax a company that pollutes in a way that directly reflects the amount of environmental and social damage it has done. Yet in practice, such taxes are fraught with difficulty and have far-reaching implications. A company facing a new tax may lay off workers, for example, exacerbating an unemployment problem.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 67.50
How should we think about politics in a world where ecological problems?from the deforestation of the Amazon to acid rain?transcend national boundaries? This is the timely and important question addressed by Thom Kuehls in Beyond Sovereign Territory. Contending that the sovereign territorial state is not adequate to contain or describe the boundaries... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 27.95
Filtered through the lens of the North American and European media, the Caribbean appears to be a series of idyllic landscapes-sanctuaries designed for sailing, diving, and basking in the sun on endless white sandy beaches. Conservation literature paints a similarly enticing portrait, describing the region as a habitat for endangered coral reefs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95
The Reader is the first comprehensive history of the noosphere and biosphere. Drawing on classical influences, modern parallels, and insights into the future, the Reader traces the emergence of noosphere and biosphere concepts within the concept of environmental change. Reproducing material from seminla works, both past and present, key ideas and writings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 66.95
This book explores the effectiveness of the response of environmental groups and organisations in Britain in to the challenges of European integration. Examining the relative European orientation of British environmental policy, and the impact of British concerns on European environmental policy, the book examines issues of environmental diplomacy,... more...