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  • Comparative environmental politicsby Jerry McBeath; Jonathan Rosenberg

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Looks at the way countries vary politically and assesses the impact this may have on response to global environmental issues, such as climate warming, biodiversity loss, deforestation, and trans-boundary air pollution. This book concludes that understanding the global environmental future depends on an understanding of the domestic circumstances. more...

  • 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...

  • 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 Internationalization 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$ 27.00

    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; Marcel Kok

    Earthscan 2008; US$ 127.00

    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 policies... more...

  • Green Leviathanby Inger Weibust

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Offering an essential insight into the complexities of policy-making, this volume builds on comparative case studies on air and water pollution to examine how governance structure affects environmental policy performance in the US, Switzerland, Canada and the European Union. 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...

  • Understanding Environmental Issuesby Susan Buckingham; Mike Turner

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 64.00

    A cutting-edge, accessible and highly pedagogic integration of natural and social science in an area recieving unprecedented levels of interest. Includes plenty of case studies. High adoption potential in undergraduate Geography courses. more...