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Environmental policy, general

  • Das Hegemonieprojekt der ökologischen Modernisierungby Timmo Krüger

    transcript 2015; US$ 33.39

    Ökologische Modernisierung gilt als Leitprinzip zeitgemäßer Umweltpolitik. Die ökomodernen Kernforderungen nach »Sustainable Development« und »Green Economy« zielen auf eine fortschreitende Entwicklung, die um eine Nachhaltigkeitskomponente ergänzt werden soll. Anhand von Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) fragt Timmo Krüger nach den aktuellen Dynamiken... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    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... more...

  • Forests in International Lawby Anja Eikermann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the potential need for an international convention on forests and establishes a multifunctional concept of forests as a cornerstone for international forest regulation. Accordingly, it examines a variety of international instruments pertaining directly or indirectly to forests and explores their entangled, fragmented nature.... more...

  • Morton Deutsch: A Pioneer in Developing Peace Psychologyby Peter Coleman; Morton Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Commemorating Morton Deutsch?s 95th birthday, this book presents ten major texts by this highly respected social psychologist on war and peace. This first volume presents Deutsch in his role as a leading social science activist on issues of war and peace ? writing papers, making speeches and participating in demonstrations. After serving in the U.S.... more...

  • Morton Deutsch: Major Texts on Peace Psychologyby Peter Coleman; Morton Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Commemorating Morton Deutsch?s 95th birthday, this book presents ten major texts by this highly respected social psychologist on war and peace. This second volume presents Deutsch in his role as a leading social science activist on issues of war and peace ? writing papers, making speeches and participating in demonstrations. After serving in the U.S.... more...

  • Control Mechanisms for Ecological-Economic Systemsby Vladimir N. Burkov; Dmitry A. Novikov; Alexander V. Shchepkin

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.99

    This monograph presents and analyzes the optimization, game-theoretic and simulation models of control mechanisms for ecological-economic systems. It is devoted to integrated assessment mechanisms for total risks and losses, penalty mechanisms, risk payment mechanisms, financing and costs compensation mechanisms for risk level reduction, sales mechanisms... more...

  • The Greenhouse Gas Balance of Italyby Riccardo Valentini; Franco Miglietta

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    This wide-ranging assessment of the data from Italy?s national CARBOITALY project to measure the greenhouse gas ?accounts? of the country?s landscape provides fresh information and analysis that will provide an empirical foundation to policy making on climate. more...

  • The Legal Status of the Caspian Seaby Barbara Janusz-Pawletta

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book analyzes the legal and economic situation concerning the removal and allocation of the natural resources in the Caspian Sea ? the largest enclosed body of salt water in the world, which not only constitutes a fragile ecosystem with great fishery resources, but is also rich in oil and gas deposits. The economic advantages gained from the... more...

  • The Politics of Contaminated Sites Managementby Johann Dupuis; Peter Knoepfel

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 99.00

    By the end of the 1970s, contaminated sites had emerged as one of the most complex and urgent environmental issues affecting industrialized countries. The authors show that small and prosperous Switzerland is no exception to the pervasive problem of sites contamination, the legacy of past practices in waste management having left some 38,000 contaminated... more...

  • Understanding Environmental Policy Processesby James Keeley; Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    A critical analysis of the post-Rio consensus on environment and development which questions the role of particular forms of internationalized elite scientific expertise. It asks why certain understandings of environmental change stick with such tenacity. In exploring this, the authors unravel the politics of knowledge surrounding policymaking, looking... more...