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  • European Union and Environmental Governanceby Henrik Selin; Stacy D. VanDeveer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    Over the past five decades, the European Union (EU) has developed into the most legally and politically authoritative regional organization in the world, wielding significant influence across a wide range of issue areas. European Union and Environmental Governance focuses on the growing global role of EU environmental and sustainable development... more...

  • Explorations In Environmental Historyby Samuel P. Hays

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 32.95

    Exploration in Environmental History represents four decades of writing from one of the most distinguished scholars in the field of environmental history. Samuel Hays?s dedication and research is apparent in every one of these essays, four of which are published here for the first time. more...

  • Faces of Environmental Racismby Laura Westra; Bill Lawson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Framing Environmental Disasterby Melissa K. Merry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • From the Ground Upby Luke W. Cole; Sheila R. Foster

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 22.95

    When Bill Clinton signed an Executive Order on Environmental Justice in 1994, the phenomenon of environmental racism--the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards, particularly toxic waste dumps and polluting factories, on people of color and low-income communities--gained unprecedented recognition. Behind the President's signature, however,... more...

  • GIS for Environmental Decision-Makingby Andrew A. Lovett; Katy Appleton

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 132.95

    Environmental applications have long been a core use of GIS. However, the effectiveness of GIS-based methods depends on the decision-making frameworks and contexts within which they are employed. GIS for Environmental Decision-Making takes an interdisciplinary look at the capacities of GIS to integrate, analyze, and display data on which decisions... more...

  • Global Environmental Institutionsby Elizabeth R. DeSombre

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    There has been a concurrent growth in interest in the institutions that deal with global environmental issues. A vast number of international organizations address these matters; this volume provides an overview of the major global institutions attempting to protect the natural environment. It first considers the United Nations Environment Programme... more...

  • Global Governanceby Timothy Sinclair

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • 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...