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  • Beyond Sovereign Territoryby Thom Kuehls

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 67.50

    How should we think about politics in a world where ecological problems?from the deforestation of the Amazon to acid rain?transcend national boundaries? This is the timely and important question addressed by Thom Kuehls in Beyond Sovereign Territory. Contending that the sovereign territorial state is not adequate to contain or describe the boundaries... more...

  • Environmental Policy in an International Contextby Pieter Glasbergen; Andrew Blowers

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    The three volumes of Environmental Policy in an International Context have been developed by the Dutch and UK Open Universities as part of the International Environmental Series. They accompany a workbook and six videos. The first volume takes a critical and analytical look at contemporary environmental issues built around the key questions - what... more...

  • Institutional Dynamics in Environmental Governanceby Bas Arts; Pieter Leroy

    Springer Netherlands 2006; Not Available

    Environmental policy in its broadest context has been significantly revitalized and renewed during the last two decades. That observation is nothing new, attested to by the number of publications, conferences and both private and public projects that have been initiated. However, our understanding of the dynamics of this renewal has generally been... more...

  • Science and Public Policyby A. Kellow

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Argues that the virtual nature of much environmental science and the application of non-science principles such as the precautionary principle facilitate the virtuous corruption of environmental science. This book illustrates that the problem is widespread than this area alone would suggest and is common in the important field of climate science. more...

  • Conflicts in Environmental Regulation and the Internationalisation of the Stateby Ulrich Brand; Christoph Görg; Joachim Hirsch; Markus Wissen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the global regulation of biodiversity politics through the UN UNConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the WTO and other international treaties. Using historical-materialist state and regulation theory, it assesses how the discourse and politics of sustainable development have contributed to the internationalisation of the state.... more...

  • OECD Studies on Environmental Innovationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 49.00

    This report presents three case studies to illustrate the relationship between environmental policy and technological innovation.  The case studies cover abatement technologies for wastewater effluent from pulp production, abatement of motor vehicle emissions, and development of renewable energy technologies. On the basis of patent data, the nature,... more...

  • The Environment and International Relationsby Kate O'Neill

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This textbook enables students to apply the theory and approach of International Relations to environmental challenges facing a complex international political system. more...

  • Development Policy as a Way to Manage Climate Change Risksby Bert Metz; M Kok J T

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The integration of development and climate objectives is increasingly recognized as significant in research and policy making. In practice, some development aims, such as poverty alleviation, enhancing energy security and access or improving health, also have potential climate benefits. The challenge is to find a broadly applicable range of effective... more...

  • Green Leviathanby Dr Inger Weibust; Professor Sřren Dosenrode

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The US, Switzerland and Canada are wealthy democracies that should be conducive to effective decentralized or cooperative environmental policy-making. However, a closer examination of their environmental policy over many decades finds no evidence that these approaches have worked. So does it matter which level of government makes policy? Can cooperation... more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment for Policiesby Kulsum Ahmed

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    Environmentally and socially sustainable policies are essential for good governance. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is the key tool for integrating environmental considerations into policies, programs and plans. This book focuses on SEA applied to policies. Through lessons learned from previous use of SEA on policies, it draws lessons on... more...