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- Springer London 2012; Not Available
This ground-breaking analysis of the cost-effectiveness of investments in energy efficiency sets out a clear methodology for evaluating real-world projects in climate change mitigation and energy use, including the impact of multi-billion dollar programs. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; Not Available
Dieses Lehrbuch bietet eine Einführung in das Umweltrecht insbesondere auch für Praktiker und Nicht-Juristen. Ausgehend von den allgemeinen Grundlagen werden die wichtigsten Bereiche des Umweltrechts vorgestellt. Als wichtige übergreifende Materie ist das Klimaschutzrecht berücksichtigt. Zu Steigerung des Gebrauchswertes in der Praxis wird ein besonderer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
In the midst of human-induced global climate change, powerful industrialized nations and rapidly industrializing nations are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Even if we arrive at a Hubbert?s peak for oil extraction in the 21 st century, the availability of technologically recoverable coal and natural gas will mean that fossil fuels continue... more...
- DETAIL 2010; US$ 84.00
Nachhaltigkeit ganzheitlich bewerten - der aktuelle Stand der internationalen Gebäudezertifizierung. Zertifizierungssysteme wie BREEAM, LEED oder DGNB zielen darauf ab, Nachhaltigkeit in der Architektur transparent und vergleichbar zu machen. Zugleich herrschen große Dynamik und ein kaum zu übersehender Wettbewerb zwischen den einzelnen... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Rethinking Private Authority examines the role of non-state actors in global environmental politics, arguing that a fuller understanding of their role requires a new way of conceptualizing private authority. Jessica Green identifies two distinct forms of private authority--one in which states delegate authority to private actors, and another in... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 125.95
Environmental policy is often practiced reactively with each crisis addressed as an isolated event. Focusing on development of proactive policies, Global Environment Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice provides the essential scientific and socioeconomic framework for formulating pragmatic and comprehensive environmental policies. It discusses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and the broader constellation of partially networked... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2011; US$ 16.65
Do you want to live well, be green and make a difference? There’s never been a better time to reduce your personal impact on the environment and prepare for change as our society moves towards sustainability. With topics covering everything from green cleaning and ecofashion to growing food and saving energy and water, Greeniology 2020 is a practical,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many countries of the world. It shows the power of in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
This student-friendly textbook offers a survey of the competing conceptions and applications of the increasingly prominent notion of environmental security. The book is divided into three sections. In the first, the key theoretical and practical arguments for and against bringing together environmental and security issues are set out. The book then... more...