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Environmental policy, general

  • Water Management in Italyby Andrea Guerrini; Giulia Romano

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book describes the water sector as it is structured in Italy. The first part describes the legal framework which rules the sector in Italy, its evolution since the last 20 years, and its weaknesses. The second part describes the governance of Italian water utilities, distinguishing full public-owned companies from public-private partnership and... more...

  • The National Clean Energy Fund of Indiaby Rita Pandey; Sanjay Bali; Nandita Mongia

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    The National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF), announced in the Government of India?s Budget 2010-11, is seen as a major step in India's quest for energy security and reducing the carbon intensity of energy. Funding research and innovative projects in clean energy technologies, and harnessing renewable energy sources to reduce dependence on fossil fuels... more...

  • The Essential Guide to Global Environmental Governanceby Jean-Frédéric Morin; Amandine Orsini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a central concept in global environmental governance,... more...

  • Managing the Planetby Norman Moss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    We are at a watershed of history. The human race is now so numerous and its technological power so great that we are having an unprecedented impact on the biosphere, the entire planet. The need to control this impact is giving rise to a new kind of politics - the politics of the planet. The most urgent problem we face is that of climate change. This... 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...

  • ECOLOGICAL MODERNISATION, MOLby Arthur P.J. Mol; David A. Sonnenfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the 1980s, gaining attention around the world by the late 1990s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the view that contemporary societies have the capability of dealing with their environmental crises. Experiences in some countries demonstrate that... more...

  • Managing the Unknownby Frank Uekotter; Uwe Lubken

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 70.00

    Information is crucial when it comes to the management of resources. But what if knowledge is incomplete, or biased, or otherwise deficient? How did people define patterns of proper use in the absence of cognitive certainty? Discussing this challenge for a diverse set of resources from fish to rubber, these essays show that deficient knowledge is... more...

  • International Encyclopaedia of Environmental Politby John Barry; E. Gene Frankland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Why care about the environment? Is the earth's climate really changing for the worse? What are CFCs exactly? And who or what is the WTO? What are the causes of environmental problems? Who are the main actors, and what are the main ideas and issues in international environmental politics? Which countries have the best/worst environmental record and... more...

  • The Earth Brokersby Pratap Chatterjee; Matthias Finger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Those of us who have watched the process have said that the Earth Summit has failed ... Multinational corporations, the United States, Japan, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund have got away with what they always wanted ... the Summit has ensured increased domination by those who already have power. Worse still, it has robbed the poor... more...

  • Envrionmental Securityby Peter Hough

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This student-friendly textbook offers a survey of the competing conceptions and applications of the increasingly prominent notion of environmental security. The book is divided into three sections. In the first, the key theoretical and practical arguments for and against bringing together environmental and security issues are set out. The book... more...