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  • China's Climate Policyby Gang Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    To understand China?s climate change policy is not easy, as the country itself is a paradox actor in global climate political economy: it used to take very suspicious stand on the scientific certainty of climate change, butrecently it hasbecome a signatory and firm supporter of the Kyoto Protocol; it stubbornly refuses to accept any emission cutting... more...

  • Framing Environmental Disasterby Melissa K. Merry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the economic and ecological impacts of this spill as well as the causes... more...

  • Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governanceby Chris Methmann; Delf Rothe; Benjamin Stephan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped with a common interpretive tool-kit, the authors... more...

  • State, Society and the Environment in South Asiaby Stig Toft Madsen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    Contemporary thinking favours local participation and local stake-holding under a decentralized, democratic framework as the just and efficient solution to contemporary South Asian environmental dilemmas and crises. In a series of case studies and more extensive audits, a group of mainly Nordic and American authors seek to substantiate, qualify or... more...

  • Presidential Administration and Environmental Policy: Executive Leadership in a Post-Environmental Eraby David M. Shafie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    After sweeping environmental legislation passed in the 1970s and 1980s, the 1990s ushered in an era when new legislation and reforms to existing laws were consistently caught up in a gridlock. In response, environmental groups became more specialized and professional, learning how to effect policy change through the courts, states, and federal... more...

  • Politics and the Environmentby Michael Howes; Griffith University; Australia

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    'An evenhanded, realistic and thoughtful approach to identifying environmental problems and management goals' Stephen Zavestoski, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, University of San Francisco '...a theoretically advanced yet accessible treatment of environmental governance, drawing on an impressive range of material to investigate... 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...

  • Global Environmental Institutionsby Elizabeth R. DeSombre

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    There has been a concurrent growth in interest in the institutions that deal with global environmental issues. A vast number of international organizations address these matters; this volume provides an overview of the major global institutions attempting to protect the natural environment. It first considers the United Nations Environment Programme... more...

  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Makingby Patrick ten Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, the benefits of investing in natural capital, and to draw together expertise from the fields of... more...