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  • Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracyby Karin Backstrand; Jamil Khan; Annica Kronsell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book argues that in academic inquiry and policy practice there has been a deliberative turn, manifested in a revitalized interest in deliberative democracy coupled with calls for novel forms of public-private governance. more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 60.00

    This 2009 review of Ireland's environmental conditions and policies evaluates progress in reducing the pollution burden, improving natural resource management, integrating environmental and economic policies, and strengthening international co-operation. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data. more...

  • 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...

  • Believing Cassandraby Alan AtKisson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95

    A bestseller on Amazon.com within months of its first release, Alan AtKisson's debut book quickly became a modern classic of sustainability literature. Global companies, grassroots groups, university courses, government agencies, and even the US Army ordered it by the box. Now fully revised and updated, Believing Cassandra: How to be an Optimist in... more...

  • Rising Powers, Shrinking Planetby Michael Klare

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 17.99

    From the author of the now-classic Resource Wars , an indispensable account of how the world's diminishing sources of energy are radically changing the international balance of power   Recently, an unprecedented Chinese attempt to acquire the major American energy firm Unocal was blocked by Congress amidst hysterical warnings of a Communist... more...

  • Sustainable Communities Design Handbookby III Woodrow Clark

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 63.95

    The objective of this book is to ensure a better quality of life for everyone, both now and for generations to come. This means creating a better and safer environment internationally through the sustainable use of natural resources, encouraging sustainable development which supports a strong economy, and ensuring a high quality environment that can... 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...