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  • 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

    Presents the first critical analysis of the Earth Summit and its mission document Agenda 21, providing core source material in an accessible style for students studying global politics, environment and development studies courses. more...

  • International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politicsby John Barry; E. Gene Frankland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Environmental History in East Asiaby Tsui-jung Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Planungsinstrumente zum Schutz des Bodens.by Rasso Ludwig

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 79.96

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Untersuchung liefert eine umfassende Bestandsaufnahme und Analyse des planerischen Instrumentariums für den Schutz des Bodens. Vor dem Hintergrund der auch europarechtlich veranlassten Bedeutung planerischer Instrumente im Umweltrecht zeigt sich, dass das geltende Recht zahlreiche Ansätze für einen planerischen Bodenschutz enthält.... more...

  • Faces of Environmental Racismby Laura Westra; Bill Lawson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99

    Through case studies that highlight the type of information that is seldom reported in the news, Faces of Environmental Racism exposes the type and magnitude of environmental racism, both domestic and international. The essays explore the justice of current environmental practices, asking such questions as whether cost-benefit analysis is an appropriate... more...

  • Arctic Economics in the 21st Centuryby Heather A. Conley

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 44.99

    Arctic Economics in the 21st Century explores the key economic dynamics at play in the rapidly changing Arctic region. This report evaluates both the economic benefits of an increasingly open Arctic region and the costs of exploring the riches of the American Arctic. more...

  • Science and International Environmental Policyby Radoslav S. Dimitrov

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 33.99

    The proliferation of environmental agreements is a defining feature of modern international relations that has attracted considerable academic attention. Typically focusing on happy-end stories of policy creation, the cooperation literature often ignores issue areas where policy agreements are absent. Science and International Environmental Policy... more...

  • Environmental Regulation in Chinaby Xiaoying Ma; Leonard Ortolano

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 99.99

    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...