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  • Friends of the Earthby Pat McCarthy

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 13.99

    The history of American environmentalism is the history of men and women who dedicated their lives to protecting the nation?s natural heritage. Almost singlehandedly, John James Audubon introduced the study of birds in North America. John Muir pushed a president and a nation into setting aside vast preserves, including Yosemite, Sequoia, Mt. Rainier,... more...

  • The Devouring Dragonby Craig Simons

    Awa Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    For this brilliant book, author Craig Simons visited many of the places and spoke to many of the people impacted by China?s explosive economic growth and voracious appetite for resources. From New Guinea, where great forests are being felled and rare birds threatened to meet China?s demand for timber; through Brazil, where large swaths of the Amazon... more...

  • The Devouring Dragon: how China's rise threatens the natural worldby Craig Simons

    Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 21.99

    A staggering narrative account of environmental destruction in China, and what it means for the planet The pace of development in China is astonishing, and this development is assaulting the natural world at an alarming rate. In a few short years, China has become the planet?s largest market for endangered wildlife, its top importer of tropical... more...

  • 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, but recently it has become 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...

  • Transboundary Risk Governanceby Rolf Lidskog; Linda Soneryd; Ylva Uggla

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Governing environmental risk, particularly large-scale transboundary risks associated with climate change and pollution, is one of the most pressing problems facing society . This book focuses on a set of key questions relating to environmental regulation: How are activities regulated in a fragmented world - a world of nation states, regulators,... 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...