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  • Global Bioethicsby Henk ten Have

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from Africa to the U.S; thousands of children or patients... more...

  • Global Corruption Report: Sportby Transparency International

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Sport is a global phenomenon engaging billions of people and generating annual revenues of more than US$ 145 billion. Problems in the governance of sports organisations, fixing of matches and staging of major sporting events have spurred action on many fronts. Yet attempts to stop corruption in sport are still at an early stage. The Global Corruption... more...

  • Green Capitalby Christian de Perthuis; Pierre-André Jouvet; Michael Westlake

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Challenging the certainty that ecological preservation is incompatible with economic growth, Green Capital shifts the focus from the scarcity of raw materials to the deterioration of the great natural regulatory functions (such as the climate system, the water cycle, and biodiversity). While we can find substitutes for scarce natural resources, we... more...

  • Green Finance and Investment Mapping Channels to Mobilise Institutional Investment in Sustainable Energyby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 42.00

    What are the channels for investment in sustainable energy infrastructure by institutional investors (e.g. pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds) and what factors influence investment decisions? What key policy levers and risk mitigants can governments use to facilitate these types of investments? What emerging channels (such... more...

  • Green Roof Retrofitby Sara J. Wilkinson; Tim Dixon

    Wiley 2016; US$ 120.00

    The book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of best practice in sustainable adaptations to existing commercial buildings in respect of green roof retrofit. It offers new knowledge-based theoretical and practical insights and models grounded in results of empirical research conducted within eight collaborative construction project... more...

  • Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperationby Volker M. Heins; Kai Koddenbrock; Christine Unrau

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these very reasons, it is an ideal testing ground for successful... more...

  • Measuring Sustainable Developmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 151.00

    The papers in this conference proceedings address the various conceptual, measurement and statistical policy issues that arise when applying accounting frameworks to the concept of sustainable development. more...

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerabilityby Roanne van Voorst

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of riverbank settlers in Jakarta - one of the most vulnerable... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 70.00

    This OECD Environmental Performance Review provides an independent assessment of Germany?s progress in achieving domestic and international environmental policy commitments, together with policy relevant recommendations. It has been conducted to promote peer learning, to enhance countries? accountability to each other and to the public, and to improve... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00

    Coming at the end of the first round of Environmental Performance Reviews, this report summarises lessons learned during the round and presents a broad range of related comparative economic and environmental data. more...