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Environmental policy, general

  • Themed issue - environment 2010by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...

  • Aviation and Climate Changeby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    The book addresses the most critical issue faced by aviation and climate change: namely the development of a market based measure to control aircraft engine emissions. It discusses the current market economic trends as they impact to aviation and suggests steps and measures to be taken in the development of a workable MBM.?ICAO has three years to come... 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...

  • Ecologies of the Heartby E. N. Anderson

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 44.99

    A treatment of the ways that humans process information in relation to resource management. It aims to answer the question of why people hold beliefs about the environment that is counterfactual to modern scientists. more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritageby Lourdes Arizpe; Cristina Amescua

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    A decade after the approval of the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), the concept has gained wide acceptance at the local, national and international levels. Communities are recognizing and celebrating their Intangible Heritage; governments are devoting important efforts to the construction of national... more...

  • Institutional Dynamics in Environmental Governanceby Bas Arts; Pieter Leroy

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Presents analyses of a number of well-known cases, from the so-called policy arrangement approach. Cases discussed range over organic farming, integrated water management, nature policy, cultural heritage policy, integrated region-oriented policy, corporate environmental management and target group policy, and more. more...

  • The ISIS Agreementby Alan AtKisson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.00

    This is the must-have book for leaders in business, organizations and government who are scrambling to get a grip on sustainability while improving performance in the era of climate change. Renowned business and sustainability consultant Alan AtKisson distils decades of wisdom and experience into this highly readable and motivational work. Covering... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracyby Karin Backstrand; Jamil Khan; Annica Kronsell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book argues that in academic inquiry and policy practice there has been a deliberative turn, manifested in a revitalized interest in deliberative democracy coupled with calls for novel forms of public-private governance. more...

  • Feeling the Heatby Ian Bailey; Hugh Compston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    To avoid uncontrolled climate change, greenhouse gas emissions will have to be brought under control by major emitters outside the affluent West. The authors investigate the political obstacles in BRIC countries and what their governments could do to strengthen climate policies without incurring serious political damage. more...

  • Ecological Modernisation and Japanby Brendan F.D. Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    In the 1990s, Japan gradually began to turn green and started to experiment with more participatory forms of environmental governance. Ecological Modernisation and Japan explores this transformation and looks at Japan as a case for ecological modernisation while contextualising the discussion within its unique history and recent discussions about globalisation... more...