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Environmental policy, general

  • Agendas for Sustainabilityby Mary MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 235.00

    Agendas and Sustainability considers the processes used for devising global environment and development agendas and provides practical suggestions for their future development and influence. A collaboration of the latest research from the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Earth Council, the book presents similarities and differences in problem... 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...

  • Austriaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 61.00

    Environmental Management  Air and Water Management  Nature and Biodiversity  Economy, Society and Environment Sectoral Integration: Sustainable Forest Management International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress... 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...

  • Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policyby Carlo Carraro; Gilbert E. Metcalf

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Most people would agree that it makes sense to tax a company that pollutes in a way that directly reflects the amount of environmental and social damage it has done. Yet in practice, such taxes are fraught with difficulty and have far-reaching implications. A company facing a new tax may lay off workers, for example, exacerbating an unemployment problem.... more...

  • Benefit Sharingby Doris Schroeder; Julie Cook Lucas

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Biomedical research is increasingly carried out in low- and middle-income countries. International consensus has largely been achieved around the importance of valid consent and protecting research participants from harm. But what are the responsibilities of researchers and funders to share the benefits of their research with research participants... more...

  • Beyond Sovereign Territoryby Thom Kuehls

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 67.50

    How should we think about politics in a world where ecological problems?from the deforestation of the Amazon to acid rain?transcend national boundaries? This is the timely and important question addressed by Thom Kuehls in Beyond Sovereign Territory. Contending that the sovereign territorial state is not adequate to contain or describe the boundaries... more...

  • The Biosphere and Noosphere Readerby David Pitt; Paul R. Samson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 79.95

    The Reader is the first comprehensive history of the noosphere and biosphere. Drawing on classical influences, modern parallels, and insights into the future, the Reader traces the emergence of noosphere and biosphere concepts within the concept of environmental change. Reproducing material from seminla works, both past and present, key ideas and writings... more...

  • Canadaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00

    Topics Covered Environmental Management Air and Water Management Nature and Biodiversity Management Economy, Society and Environment Sectoral Integration: Chemicals International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each... more...

  • China-EUby Etienne Reuter; Jing Men

    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...