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  • Nature's Expertsby Stephen Bocking

    Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 25.95

    "With clarity and grace, Stephen Bocking tackles the complicated question of the role of scientific expertise in environmental policy making. Nature’s Experts is a timely and important book."—David H. Guston, author of Between Politics and Science: Assuring the Integrity and Productivity of Research "This book by Stephen... more...

  • Risk, Environment and Modernityby Scott M Lash; Bronislaw Szerszynski; Brian Wynne

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 68.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ecological Disastersby Ann Weil

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    Disasters are inherently frightening, riveting, and involving. Grabbed straight from the headlines, these disasters leave tragedy, destruction, and years of anguish: London Fog, The Love Canal, The Hanford Nuclear Power Plant, The Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, Bhopal, Fukishima Daiichi and more. more...

  • Closing the Gapby Ming Yang

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Energy efficiency plays and will continue to play an important role in the world to save energy and mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, little is known on how much additional capital should be invested to ensure using energy efficiently as it should be, and very little is known which sub-areas, technologies, and countries shall achieve... more...

  • Global Governanceby Timothy Sinclair

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In today’s uncertain world, the concept of global governancehas never been more relevant or widely discussed. But what doesthis 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 conceptionsof global governance, and evaluating... more...

  • Umweltmanagement in globalen Wertschöpfungskettenby Christian Haubach

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    ¿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... more...

  • Benefit Sharingby Doris Schroeder; Julie Cook Lucas

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Biomedical research is increasingly carried out in low- and middle-income countries. International consensus has largely been achieved around the importance of valid consent and protecting research participants from harm. But what are the responsibilities of researchers and funders to share the benefits of their research with research participants... more...

  • The New Environmental Governanceby Cameron Holley; Neil Gunningham; Clifford Shearing

    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...

  • Benefit Sharingby Doris Schroeder; Julie Cook Lucas

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Biomedical research is increasingly carried out in low- and middle-income countries. International consensus has largely been achieved around the importance of valid consent and protecting research participants from harm. But what are the responsibilities of researchers and funders to share the benefits of their research with research participants... more...