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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Corporate Power and the Environmentby George A. Gonzalez

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • OECD Studies on Environmental Policy and Household Behaviour: Greening Household Behaviourby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 77.00

    Developing growth strategies that promote greener lifestyles requires a good understanding of the factors that affect people's behaviour towards the environment. Recent OECD work based on periodic surveys of more than 10 000 households across a number of countries and areas represents a breakthrough by providing a common framework to collect unique... 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...

  • International Trade in Recyclable and Hazardous Waste in Asiaby M. Kojima; E. Michida

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Little is known about the volume of international recycling in Asia, the problems caused and the struggle to properly manage the trade. This pathbreaking book addresses this gap in the literature, and provides a comprehensive overview of the international trade flow of recyclable waste in Asia and related issues. The expert contributors discuss the... more...

  • Greeniology 2020by Tanya Ha

    Melbourne University Press 2011; Not Available

    Do you want to live well, be green and make a difference? There’s never been a better time to reduce your personal impact on the environment and prepare for change as our society moves towards sustainability. With topics covering everything from green cleaning and ecofashion to growing food and saving energy and water, Greeniology 2020 is a practical,... more...

  • Framing Environmental Disasterby Melissa K. Merry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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

    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...