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- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 33.99
In Understanding Environmental Policy, Steven Cohen introduces an innovative, multidimensional framework for developing effective environmental policy within the United States and around the world. He demonstrates his approach through an analysis of four case studies representing current local, national, and international environmental challenges:... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00
The second edition of this Handbook contains more than 30 new and original articles as well six essential updates by leading scholars of global environmental politics. This landmark book maps the latest theoretical and empirical research in this energetic and growing field. Captured here are the pioneering and lively debates over concerns for the health... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 29.95
It seems self-evident that science plays a central role in environmental affairs. Regulatory agencies, businesses, and public interest groups all draw on scientific research to support their claims. Some critics, however, describe science not as the solution to environmental problems, but as their source. Moreover, the science itself is often... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 54.00
This wide-ranging and accessible contribution to the study of risk, ecology and environment helps us to understand the politics of ecology and the place of social theory in making sense of environmental issues. The book provides insights into the complex dynamics of change in `risk societies'. more...
- 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...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95
Themes: Hi-Lo, headlines, nonfiction, disasters, world events. As society moves forward technologically and scientifically, pollution wrecks the natural environment. Learn here about the tragic effects of industrial accidents such as the Great Smog of London, Love Canal, the Hanford and Fukushima nuclear plants, the Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, and Bhopal.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped with a common interpretive tool-kit, the authors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
A bold and profoundly new way of governing environmental problems is palpable around the globe and aims to overcome the limitations of the interventionist state and its market alternative to offer more effective and legitimate solutions to today's most pressing environmental problems. The 'new environmental governance' (NEG) emphasises a host of novel... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 22.81
?Die kumulierte Emissionsintensität ist ein neues Instrument der betrieblichen Umweltleistungsbewertung. Die Einführung eines entsprechenden Kennzahlensystems ist mit einem Startwertproblem verbunden, zu dessen Lösung Umweltwirkungsmultiplikatoren aus der ökologisch erweiterten Input-Output-Analyse vorgeschlagen werden. Zur Bewertung der Umweltwirkungen... more...