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  • Greeniology 2020by Tanya Ha

    Melbourne University Press 2011; Not Available

    Do you want to live well, be green and make a difference? There’s never been a better time to reduce your personal impact on the environment and prepare for change as our society moves towards sustainability. With topics covering everything from green cleaning and ecofashion to growing food and saving energy and water, Greeniology 2020 is a practical,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Environmental Tax Reform: Principles from Theory and Practice to Dateby Ian W.H. Parry; John Norregaard; Dirk Heine

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Asian Perceptions of Natureby Ole Bruun; Arne Kalland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    This highly acclaimed, 'bold and refreshing' collection of essays takes a critical look at Asians' perception of their natural environments as well as at Western views of Asia in this respect. more...

  • ECOLOGICAL MODERNISATION, MOLby Arthur P.J. Mol; David A. Sonnenfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the 1980s, gaining attention around the world by the late 1990s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the view that contemporary societies have the capability of dealing with their environmental crises. Experiences in some countries demonstrate that... more...

  • Economic Analyses at EPAby Richard D. Morgenstern

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    For years, the Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting programmatic 'economic analyses,' also known as Regulatory Impact Analyses (RIAs), to assess the economic effects of its regulatory efforts. This important volume explains the purpose of these analyses, along with their design, execution, conclusions, and their ultimate impact on environmental... more...