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  • Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracyby Karin Backstrand; Jamil Khan; Annica Kronsell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book argues that in academic inquiry and policy practice there has been a deliberative turn, manifested in a revitalized interest in deliberative democracy coupled with calls for novel forms of public-private governance. more...

  • Private Environmental Regimes in Developing Countriesby Ralph H. Espach

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00

    This book assesses the recent growth and future prospects of private transnational environmental certification and standards regimes. Regimes of this type have proliferated in the last 20 years as businesses and environmental groups have sought to replace, or improve upon, traditional inter-governmental conventions and treaties. Recent theory and research... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 60.00

    This 2009 review of Ireland's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data. more...

  • Der barrierefreie Naturerlebnispfadby Alexandra Feilen

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 48.26

    Am Beispiel des ehemaligen Campingplatzes "Zur Wackenmühle" in der Gemeinde Rehlingen-Siersburg, Ortsteil Hemmersdorf, wurde als Teil eines Ökokontoprojekts ein touristisches Nutzungskonzept in Form einer besucherlenkenden Maßnahme durch einen Naturerlebnispfad erarbeitet. Begleitend hierzu hat die an der Wackenmühle durchgeführte Umfrage gezeigt,... more...

  • EMASby Raiko Fuhrmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04

    EMAS ist die Kurzbezeichnung für Eco-Management and Audit Scheme. Mit EMAS wurde von der Europäischen Union ein Umweltmanagement- und Umweltprüfungssystem geschaffen, das Organisationen seit 1995 auf freiwilliger Basis ein Instrument bietet, mit dem sie ihren eigenen Beitrag zum Umweltschutz leisten und ihr ökologisches Image verbessern können. Gleichzeitig... more...

  • Low Carbon Communitiesby Michael Peters; Shane Fudge; Tim Jackson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Community action is a vital strategy in the fight against climate change and has increasingly informed government policy, academic inquiry and grassroots action over the last decade. This timely and engaging volume explores both the promise of community-based action in tackling climate change and some of its limitations. On the one hand, community-based... more...

  • Sustainable Communities Design Handbookby III Woodrow W. Clark

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 63.95

    The objective of this book is to ensure a better quality of life for everyone, both now and for generations to come. This means creating a better and safer environment internationally through the sustainable use of natural resources, encouraging sustainable development which supports a strong economy, and ensuring a high quality environment that can... more...

  • Greening Household Behaviourby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 42.00

    Household consumption patterns and behaviour have an impact on stocks of natural resources, environmental quality and climate change. This is expected to increase significantly in the future. In response, governments have introduced a variety of measures to encourage people to take into consideration the environmental impact of their purchases and... more...

  • Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systemsby A. Alberini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    In complex natural resource systems, modifications or disruptions tend to affect many and diverse components of the ecological system, settlements and groups of people. This book uses the Lagoon of Venice ? a unique natural resource, wildlife habitat, center of cultural heritage and recreational site ? as an example of one such system that has been... more...