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  • The RFF Reader in Environmental and Resource Policyby Wallace Oates

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Many articles in the Reader were originally published in RFF's quarterly magazine, Resources. Wally Oates has supplemented that with material drawn from other RFF works, including issue briefs and special reports. The readings provide concise, insightful background and perspectives on a broad range of environmental issues including benefit-cost analysis,... more...

  • Issues of the Dayby Ian W.H. Parry; Felicia Day

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 38.95

    Issues of the Day provides an easy way for students, academics, journalists, policymakers, and the public to learn about a diverse range of policy issues affecting the environment, energy, transportation, and public health. Each commentary gives a short assessment of a topic, summarizing in a non-technical way the current state of analysis or evidence... more...

  • Globalization and Environmental Challengesby Hans Gunter Brauch; Ursula Oswald Spring; Czeslaw Mesjasz; John Grin; Pal Dunay; Navnita Chadha Behera; Bechir Chourou; Patricia Kameri-Mbote; P. H. Liotta; J. Dean

    Springer 2008; US$ 559.00

    Globalization and Environmental Challenges' pose new security dangers and concerns. In this reference book on global security thinking, 92 authors from five continents and many disciplines, from science and practice, assess the global reconceptualization of security triggered by the end of the Cold War, globalization and manifold impacts of global... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 63.00

    This report presents the third OECD review of Norway?s environmental policy performance. Previous reviews were published in 2001 and 1993. Topics covered in this report include greening growth, implementation of environmental policies, international cooperation, climate change, waste management and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and nature and biodiversity. more...

  • Resolving Environmental Conflicts, Second Editionby Chris Maser; Carol A. Pollio

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 87.95

    True progress toward an ecologically sound environment and a socially just culture will be initially expensive in money and effort. The longer we wait, however, the more disastrous the environmental condition will become, the more disputes will arise as a result of our declining quality of life, and the more expensive and difficult the necessary social... more...

  • Politics and the Environmentby James Connelly; Graham Smith; David Benson; Clare Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Politics and the Environment has established itself as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in this area. This new edition has been completely revised and updated whilst retaining the features and the theory-to-practice focus which made the first two editions so successful. This text is designed to introduce students to the key concepts and... more...

  • The Environmental Endgameby Robert Nadeau

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    For decades, scholars have warned of an impending global environmental crisis. Yet politicians, particularly in the United States, have consistently shown that they are not taking the threat seriously. Initiatives aimed at protecting the planet are commonly seen as belonging to a category unto themselves-the preserve of scientists and environmental... more...

  • The Interplay between Urban Development, Vulnerability, and Risk Managementby Ebru A. Gencer

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Natural disasters are increasingly affecting the world, taking lives unexpectedly and leaving many others injured and homeless. Moreover, disasters disrupt local, national and even global economies, instantly changing the direction of development. In the first half of 2011 alone, 108 natural disasters occurred, killing over 23 thousand people, affecting... more...

  • Environmental Policy and Household Behaviourby Patrik Soderholm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    Our behaviour in our own homes - our recycling habits, consumer choices and transport preferences - all have a huge impact on the environment locally and globally. Governments across the world are trying to formulate and implement policies to encourage and enforce more sustainable household actions. Yet so often these policies fail to have the desired... more...

  • Johan Galtungby Johan Galtung; Dietrich Fischer

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This is the first ever anthology of key articles by Johan Galtung, widely regarded as the founder of the academic discipline of peace studies. It covers such concepts as direct, structural and cultural violence; theories of conflict, development, civilization and peace; peaceful conflict transformation; peace education; mediation; reconciliation; a... more...