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- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00
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...
- 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...
Gegenwärtige Entwicklungen betreffend den völkerrechtlichen Status und das Regime des Kaspischen MeeresSpringer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 0.00
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
This short, readable book is intended as a big-picture introduction/overview for environmental students and lay-people involved with environmental issues. Every freshman in college intending to study environmental science should read it. It begins with a?historical perspective on waste and environmental control. Basic instruction on some important... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Whether it is nuclear power, geo-engineering or genetically modified foods, the development of new technologies can be fraught with complex ethical challenges and political controversy which defy simple resolution. In the past two decades there has been a shift towards processes of Participatory Technology Assessment designed to build channels of two-way... more...
Institutional Regimes, Policy Networks and Their Effects on the Management of Contaminated Sites: The Case of Bonfol Industrial Landfill in SwitzerlandSpringer International Publishing 2014; US$ 0.00
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95
Environmental Science for Environmental Management has quickly established itself as the leading introduction to environmental science, demonstrating how a more environmental science can create an effective approach to environmental management on different spatial scales. Since publication of the first edition, environmentalism has become an increasing... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00
This book offers a selection of views from Chinese and European experts and scholars on the most pressing environmental challenges — air quality, global warming, climate change, energy security, urbanisation — faced by Europe and China in 2013. The contributors also discuss possibilities of technical cooperation between the two sides... more...