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  • Globalization and Environmental Challengesby Hans Gunter Brauch; Ursula Oswald Spring; Czeslaw Mesjasz; John Grin; Pal Dunay; Navnita Chadha Behera; Bechir Chourou; Patricia Kameri-Mbote; P. H. Liotta; J. Dean

    Springer 2008; US$ 559.00

    Globalization and Environmental Challenges' pose new security dangers and concerns. In this reference book on global security thinking, 92 authors from five continents and many disciplines, from science and practice, assess the global reconceptualization of security triggered by the end of the Cold War, globalization and manifold impacts of global... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 63.00

    This report presents the third OECD review of Norway?s environmental policy performance. Previous reviews were published in 2001 and 1993. Topics covered in this report include greening growth, implementation of environmental policies, international cooperation, climate change, waste management and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and nature and biodiversity. more...

  • Feeling the Heatby Ian Bailey; Hugh Compston

    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...

  • The Environmental Endgameby Robert Nadeau

    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...

  • Post-Kyoto Climate Governanceby Asim Zia

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Johan Galtungby Johan Galtung; Dietrich Fischer

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This is the first ever anthology of key articles by Johan Galtung, widely regarded as the founder of the academic discipline of peace studies. It covers such concepts as direct, structural and cultural violence; theories of conflict, development, civilization and peace; peaceful conflict transformation; peace education; mediation; reconciliation; a... more...

  • Environmental Policy and Household Behaviourby Patrik Soderholm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    Our behaviour in our own homes - our recycling habits, consumer choices and transport preferences - all have a huge impact on the environment locally and globally. Governments across the world are trying to formulate and implement policies to encourage and enforce more sustainable household actions. Yet so often these policies fail to have the desired... more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritageby Lourdes Arizpe; Cristina Amescua

    Springer 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...

  • The Interplay between Urban Development, Vulnerability, and Risk Managementby Ebru A. Gencer

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Natural disasters are increasingly affecting the world, taking lives unexpectedly and leaving many others injured and homeless. Moreover, disasters disrupt local, national and even global economies, instantly changing the direction of development. In the first half of 2011 alone, 108 natural disasters occurred, killing over 23 thousand people, affecting... more...

  • Zertifizierungssysteme für Gebäudeby Thilo Ebert; Natalie Eßig; Gerd Hauser

    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 Systemen. Dieses... more...