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  • Low Carbon Communitiesby Michael Peters; Shane Fudge; Tim Jackson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Community action is a vital strategy in the fight against climate change and has increasingly informed government policy, academic inquiry and grassroots action over the last decade. This timely and engaging volume explores both the promise of community-based action in tackling climate change and some of its limitations. On the one hand, community-based... more...

  • Environmental Policyby Jane Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Evidence of climate change, resource shortages and biodiversity loss is growing in significance year by year. This second edition of Environmental Policy explains how policy can respond and bring about greater sustainability in individual lifestyles, corporate strategies, national policies and international relations. The book discusses the interaction... more...

  • Greening Household Behaviourby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 42.00

    Household consumption patterns and behaviour have an impact on stocks of natural resources, environmental quality and climate change. This is expected to increase significantly in the future. In response, governments have introduced a variety of measures to encourage people to take into consideration the environmental impact of their purchases and... more...

  • Governance for the Environmentby Alessandra Goria; Alessandra Sgobbi; Ingmar von Homeyer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The integration of environmental concerns into other policy areas is widely recognized as a key element to achieve sustainable development. It also represents a challenge for the environmental community, requiring not only a new approach to policy-making but also changes to existing policies and their implementation. This essential book presents a... more...

  • Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systemsby A. Alberini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    In complex natural resource systems, modifications or disruptions tend to affect many and diverse components of the ecological system, settlements and groups of people. This book uses the Lagoon of Venice ? a unique natural resource, wildlife habitat, center of cultural heritage and recreational site ? as an example of one such system that has been... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Portugal 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 63.00

    This report presents the OECD review of Portugal’s environmental policy performance for 2011. It finds that environmental policies have been consolidated and strengthened since the last review in 2001, but that meeting the post-Kyoto targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be challenging. With energy and climate policies being... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Norway 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 63.00

    This report presents the third OECD review of Norway’s environmental policy performance. Previous reviews were published in 2001 and 1993. Topics covered in this report include greening growth, implementation of environmental policies, international cooperation, climate change, waste management and the 3Rs (reduce,... more...

  • Clean, Green and Blueby Tan Yong Soon; Lee Tung Jean; Karen Tan

    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...

  • Governance, Politics and the Environmentby Maria Francesch-Huidobro

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 98.90

    In the past two decades, research on environmental issues in East and Southeast Asian countries has mainly focused on existing institutional mechanisms of environmental management, the establishment of new environmental management structures, the introduction of incentives to improve natural capital and foster environmental protection, and the culture... more...

  • Environment and Securityby Professor Miriam R. Lowi; Dr Brian R. Shaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    This book is based on a conference addressing the relationship between the environment and security in the post-Cold War world. It brings together scholars and practitioners from a variety of different disciplines and perspectives in an effort to both explore the complexities of the relationship between environmental variables and security conditions,... more...