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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Farthing on International Shippingby Proshanto K. Mukherjee; Mark Brownrigg

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.95

    The book provides an introduction to shipping in all its aspects. It is a valuable source of information for students of traditional maritime law as well as for those who seek to understand maritime and shipping services on a global scale. The text includes information and analytical content on national and international practices in shipping, including... more...

  • Security and Environmental Changeby Simon Dalby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In the early years of the new millennium, hurricanes lashed the Caribbean and flooded New Orleans as heat waves and floods seemed to alternate in Europe. Snows were disappearing on Mount Kilimanjaro while the ice caps on both poles retreated. The resulting disruption caused to many societies and the potential for destabilizing international migration... more...

  • OECD Studies on Environmental Policy and Household Behaviour: Greening Household Behaviourby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 77.00

    Developing growth strategies that promote greener lifestyles requires a good understanding of the factors that affect people's behaviour towards the environment. Recent OECD work based on periodic surveys of more than 10 000 households across a number of countries and areas represents a breakthrough by providing a common framework to collect unique... more...