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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
European governance has witnessed dramatic changes in recent decades. By assessing the use of 'new' environmental policy instruments in European Union countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Austria, this timely book analyses whether traditional forms of top-down government have given way to less hierarchical governance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan?s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain degree have enjoyed a remarkable success in fighting polluting... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Transnational partnerships have become mainstream across levels and issues of environmental governance, following their endorsement by the UN in 2002. Despite apparent success, their desirability as a way of governing human interactions with the planets ecosystems has not yet been properly investigated. In this revelatory book Aysem Mert combines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of science, technology, geography, geology and ecology,... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
Air pollution in Tehran has become a major problem in recent years, due to the geographical position of the town, industries, and traffic. Most private and public vehicles are old and have no emission control systems. The Municipality of Tehran and the Department of Environment have started several actions to reduce pollution, with communication activities... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world?s few truly global agreements. Why did such a diverse group of countries decide to sign and/or ratify the treaty? Why did they choose to do... more...
- University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 45.95
This is a tertiary-level textbook that takes a holistic, interdisciplinary and analytical approach to the development, implementation and impact of environmental policies. Its critical and interdisciplinary approach makes it stand out against comparable texts. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 109.99
Even though China has created an administrative structure and regulatory programs to curb pollution, environmental quality has continued to deteriorate. Are polluters following the rules? And what factors affect the way regulators and polluters alike have responded to China's environmental controls? This thoroughly documented study examines these central... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00
This paper recommends a system of upstream taxes on fossil fuels, combined with refunds for downstream emissions capture, to reduce carbon and local pollution emissions. Motor fuel taxes should also account for congestion and other externalities associated with vehicle use, at least until mileage-based taxes are widely introduced. An examination of... more...