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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Little is known about the volume of international recycling in Asia, the problems caused and the struggle to properly manage the trade. This pathbreaking book addresses this gap in the literature, and provides a comprehensive overview of the international trade flow of recyclable waste in Asia and related issues. The expert contributors discuss the... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Despite the growing recognition of the importance of environmental issues for nation-state security, current research on international environmental security is insufficient. Although scholars in the field of International Relations believe that there is an appropriate role for international relations theory in analyzing global environmental concerns,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of Global Environmental Politics. It brings together leading international academic experts and features 40 chapters that: Describe the history of global environmental politics as a discipline and explain the various theories and perspectives used by scholars and students to understand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
'An evenhanded, realistic and thoughtful approach to identifying environmental problems and management goals'Stephen Zavestoski, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, University of San Francisco'...a theoretically advanced yet accessible treatment of environmental governance, drawing on an impressive range of material to investigate... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
Those of us who have watched the process have said that the Earth Summit has failed ... Multinational corporations, the United States, Japan, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund have got away with what they always wanted ... the Summit has ensured increased domination by those who already have power. Worse still, it has robbed the poor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Why care about the environment? Is the earth's climate really changing for the worse? What are CFCs exactly? And who or what is the WTO? What are the causes of environmental problems? Who are the main actors, and what are the main ideas and issues in international environmental politics? Which countries have the best/worst environmental record and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the 1980s, gaining attention around the world by the late 1990s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the view that contemporary societies have the capability of dealing with their environmental crises. Experiences in some countries demonstrate that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
We are at a watershed of history. The human race is now so numerous and its technological power so great that we are having an unprecedented impact on the biosphere, the entire planet. The need to control this impact is giving rise to a new kind of politics - the politics of the planet.The most urgent problem we face is that of climate change. This... more...