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  • 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...

  • Nature's Expertsby Stephen Bocking

    Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 29.95

    It seems self-evident that science plays a central role in environmental affairs. Regulatory agencies, businesses, and public interest groups all draw on scientific research to support their claims. Some critics, however, describe science not as the solution to environmental problems, but as their source. Moreover, the science itself is often... more...

  • Risk, Environment and Modernityby Scott M Lash; Bronislaw Szerszynski; Brian Wynne

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 54.00

    This wide-ranging and accessible contribution to the study of risk, ecology and environment helps us to understand the politics of ecology and the place of social theory in making sense of environmental issues. The book provides insights into the complex dynamics of change in `risk societies'. more...

  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Makingby Patrick ten Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, the benefits of investing in natural capital, and to draw together expertise from the fields of... more...

  • Ecological Disastersby Ann Weil

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    Themes: Hi-Lo, headlines, nonfiction, disasters, world events. As society moves forward technologically and scientifically, pollution wrecks the natural environment. Learn here about the tragic effects of industrial accidents such as the Great Smog of London, Love Canal, the Hanford and Fukushima nuclear plants, the Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, and Bhopal.... more...

  • 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...

  • Global Governanceby Timothy Sinclair

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    In today’s uncertain world, the concept of global governance has never been more relevant or widely discussed. But what does this elusive idea really mean, and why has it become so important? This pacey introduction sheds new light on the issues involved, offering readers a comprehensive account of competing conceptions of global governance,... more...

  • Environmental Governance in Europeby R.K.W. Wurzel; A.R. Zito; A.J. Jordan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    European governance has witnessed dramatic changes in recent decades. By assessing the use of 'new' environmental policy instruments in European Union countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Austria, this timely book analyses whether traditional forms of top-down government have given way to less hierarchical governance... more...

  • Internationaler Politiktransfer und nationaler Politikwandelby Ralf Nordbeck

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 52.64

    Lassen sich umweltpolitische Innovationen durch organisierten internationalen Politiktransfer erfolgreich in unterschiedlichen Nationalstaaten implementieren? Und welche Rolle spielen internationale und nationale Faktoren in diesem Transferprozess? Diese Fragen beantwortet Ralf Nordbeck, indem er die Umsetzung des internationalen Umweltaktionsprogramms... more...

  • Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governanceby Chris Methmann; Delf Rothe; Benjamin Stephan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...