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  • 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...

  • Resolving Environmental Conflicts, Second Editionby Chris Maser; Carol A. Pollio

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 92.95

    From the "down and dirty" (who can shout the loudest?) to the cerebral (the Law of Cosmic Unification), Maser and Pollio's Resolving Environment Conflict has something for everyone involved in negotiating, mediating and resolving disputes. I have spent almost forty years in the conflict resolution arena and thought I knew it all until Chris and Carol... 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...

  • Politics and the Environmentby James Connelly; Graham Smith; David Benson; Clare Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • The Roads from Rioby Pamela Chasek; Lynn M. Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Closing the Gapby Ming Yang

    Springer London 2012; US$ 129.00

    Evaluates cost-effectiveness in world energy efficiency investments bringing a new perspective to the topic  Presents a new methodology to quantify investment impacts with a goal of maximizing global environment benefits by expanding traditional methods of evaluation to include further financial, logistical and socially relevant factors  Provides... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...