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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...

  • Agriculture and Public Goodsby Francesco Vanni

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00

    This volume sets out an innovative theoretical approach to the relationship between collective action and agricultural common goods, with a focus on the EU. It shows how transnational action can shape agricultural policy in environmentally positive ways. more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritageby Prof. Dr. Lourdes Arizpe Universidad Nacional Autonoma

    Springer International Publishing 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...

  • Arctic Science, International Law and Climate Changeby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 119.00

    Developments in the Arctic region are increasingly part of international discussion. The book contains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the current problems around marine scientific research in the Arctic region. It combines scientific, legal and policy aspects. The main questions addressed are: ongoing and future Arctic marine research,... more...

  • Assessing Schools for Generation R (Responsibility)by

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book includes theories, research, and practices for envisioning how science and environmental education can contribute to nuanced indicators of school achievement, with the prospect of comparing these metrics worldwide. 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 International Publishing 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 Julie Cook Lucas

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the ethical and policy challenges of benefit sharing in relation to human biological resources. It presents possible ways forward to achieve justice in low- and middle-income countries, where biomedical research is increasingly carried out. 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...