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- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00
The aim of this book is to analyse the current development scenario in the Amazon, using Terra Preta de Índio as a case study. To do so it is necessary to go back in time, both in the national and international sphere, through the second half of the last century to analyse its trajectory. It will be equally important analyse the current issues regarding... more...
- 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...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 85.40
When Singapore became a sovereign state in 1965, the fledgling nation faced very similar problems as most other developing countries: high unemployment, low standard of living, and poor environmental conditions. In a scant four decades, it has become the 6th wealthiest country in the world in terms of per capita GDP and has managed its environment... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99
Environmental policy is broadly viewed as an oasis of democracy, unspoiled by crass capitalism and undominated by corporate interests. This book counters that view. The focus of Corporate Power and the Environment is on how U.S. economic elites?corporate decisionmakers and other individuals of substantial wealth?shape the content and implementation... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95
Disasters are inherently frightening, riveting, and involving. Grabbed straight from the headlines, these disasters leave tragedy, destruction, and years of anguish: London Fog, The Love Canal, The Hanford Nuclear Power Plant, The Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, Bhopal, Fukishima Daiichi and more. more...
- 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...