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- CRC Press 2011; US$ 99.95
True progress toward an ecologically sound environment and a socially just culture will be initially expensive in money and effort. The longer we wait, however, the more disastrous the environmental condition will become, the more disputes will arise as a result of our declining quality of life, and the more expensive and difficult the necessary social... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 209.00
This book provides fascinating stories of how toxic chemical effects on wildlife have brought about policy and regulatory decisions that resulted in positive changes in the environment. It covers a variety of chemicals and affected animals. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
To avoid uncontrolled climate change, greenhouse gas emissions will have to be brought under control by major emitters outside the affluent West. The authors investigate the political obstacles in BRIC countries and what their governments could do to strengthen climate policies without incurring serious political damage. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Politics and the Environment has established itself as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in this area. This new edition has been completely revised and updated whilst retaining the features and the theory-to-practice focus which made the first two editions so successful. This text is designed to introduce students to the key concepts and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
At the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, popularly known as the Rio Earth Summit, the world?s leaders constructed a new "sustainable development" paradigm that promised to enhance environmentally sound economic and social development. Twenty years later, the proliferation of multilateral environmental agreements points... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95
For decades, scholars have warned of an impending global environmental crisis. Yet politicians, particularly in the United States, have consistently shown that they are not taking the threat seriously. Initiatives aimed at protecting the planet are commonly seen as belonging to a category unto themselves-the preserve of scientists and environmental... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 119.00
Developments in the Arctic region are increasingly part of international discussion. The book contains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the current problems around marine scientific research in the Arctic region. It combines scientific, legal and policy aspects. The main questions addressed are: ongoing and future Arctic marine research,... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 159.00
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...
- 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 49.99
A decade after the approval of the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), the concept has gained wide acceptance at the local, national and international levels. Communities are recognizing and celebrating their Intangible Heritage; governments are devoting important efforts to the construction of national... more...