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  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Makingby Patrick ten Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, the benefits of investing in natural capital, and to draw together expertise from the fields of... more...

  • Emerging Forces in Environmental Governanceby Norichika Kanie; Peter M. Haas

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    International governance increasingly occurs through complex synergies between networks of actors across levels of international politics. While current governance arrangements remain a crazy quilt of overlapping activities, this volume seeks to describe and analyze the activities of many new actors in international politics in the realm of sustainable... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracyby Karin Backstrand; Jamil Khan; Annica Kronsell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book argues that in academic inquiry and policy practice there has been a deliberative turn, manifested in a revitalized interest in deliberative democracy coupled with calls for novel forms of public-private governance. more...

  • Environmental Principles and Policiesby Sharon Beder

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 45.95

    This is a tertiary-level textbook that takes a holistic, interdisciplinary and analytical approach to the development, implementation and impact of environmental policies. Its critical and interdisciplinary approach makes it stand out against comparable texts. more...

  • Environmental Tax Reform: Principles from Theory and Practice to Dateby Ian W.H. Parry; John Norregaard; Dirk Heine

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    This paper recommends a system of upstream taxes on fossil fuels, combined with refunds for downstream emissions capture, to reduce carbon and local pollution emissions. Motor fuel taxes should also account for congestion and other externalities associated with vehicle use, at least until mileage-based taxes are widely introduced. An examination of... more...

  • Europe and the Environmentby M. Onida

    Europa Law Publishing 2004; US$ 102.00

    Dr. Ludwig Krämer, born 1939, retired from the European Commission in August 2004. Judge at the Landgericht in Kiel, he joined the European Commission in 1972, where he started his career dealing with consumer protection issues in the Competition Directorate-General. He successfully combined his profession as an official of the European Commission... more...

  • GIS for Environmental Decision-Makingby Andrew A. Lovett; Katy Appleton

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 132.95

    Environmental applications have long been a core use of GIS. However, the effectiveness of GIS-based methods depends on the decision-making frameworks and contexts within which they are employed. GIS for Environmental Decision-Making takes an interdisciplinary look at the capacities of GIS to integrate, analyze, and display data on which decisions... more...

  • Global Environmental Institutionsby Elizabeth R. DeSombre

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    There has been a concurrent growth in interest in the institutions that deal with global environmental issues. A vast number of international organizations address these matters; this volume provides an overview of the major global institutions attempting to protect the natural environment. It first considers the United Nations Environment Programme... more...

  • Global Governanceby Timothy Sinclair

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    In today’s uncertain world, the concept of global governance has never been more relevant or widely discussed. But what does this elusive idea really mean, and why has it become so important? This pacey introduction sheds new light on the issues involved, offering readers a comprehensive account of competing conceptions of global governance,... more...

  • Governance for the Environmentby Alessandra Goria; Alessandra Sgobbi; Ingmar von Homeyer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The integration of environmental concerns into other policy areas is widely recognized as a key element to achieve sustainable development. It also represents a challenge for the environmental community, requiring not only a new approach to policy-making but also changes to existing policies and their implementation. This essential book presents a... more...