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Environmental policy, general

  • The Ecology of Lawby Fritjof Capra; Ugo Mattei

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei, a distinguished legal scholar, explain how, by incorporating concepts from modern... more...

  • Environment and Politicsby Timothy Doyle; Doug McEachern; Sherilyn MacGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 56.95

    Environment and Politics 4th Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding interdisciplinary field, explaining and illustrating how concepts, conflicts, movements, political systems and the practices of policy-making can be analysed in a systematic way. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the key themes that shape the field,... more...

  • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sectorby Gabriël A. Moens; Philip Evans

    Springer International Publishing 2015; Not Available

    This book provides a comprehensive Australian perspective on the resolution of resources disputes. In particular, it focuses on the use of arbitration, mediation and adjudication in the resources sector. It concentrates on arbitration as the preferred method of dispute resolution, including international commercial and investor-state arbitration.... more...

  • 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...

  • The Lived Experience of Climate Changeby Dina Abbott; Gordon Wilson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the idea that daily lived experiences of climate change are a crucial missing link in our knowledge that contrasts with scientific understandings of this global problem. It argues that both kinds of knowledge are limiting: the sciences by their disciplines and lived experiences by the boundaries of everyday lives.  Therefore each... more...

  • Divergence and Convergence of Automobile Fuel Economy Regulationsby Masahiko Iguchi

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book reveals the mechanisms underlying the convergence of car fuel economy regulations in Europe, Japan and the US by drawing upon a constructivist theory of International Relations and law that focuses on business competition and environmental regulations. It offers new understanding of the topic of cars and an issue of climate change, discussing... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Energy Technology and Valuation Issuesby André Dorsman; Wim Westerman; John L. Simpson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This volume investigates the impact of energy technology innovations on economic development and presents new areas of research into the financial economics of energy as well as new studies into valuation, electricity pricing and the economic, regulatory and environmental costs of alternative energy sources. Academics and practitioners take a global... 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...