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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect public health and the environment, and it has traditionally emphasized its regulatory mission over its scientific mission. Yet for environmental policy to be credible with the public and policymakers, EPA's actions must have a sound basis in science. In Science at EPA, Mark Powell offers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
We are at a watershed of history. The human race is now so numerous and its technological power so great that we are having an unprecedented impact on the biosphere, the entire planet. The need to control this impact is giving rise to a new kind of politics - the politics of the planet. The most urgent problem we face is that of climate change. This... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 49.00
This peer reviews assess the performance of Italy, covering not just development co-operation agency, but also policy and implementation. It takes an integrated, system-wide perspective on the development co-operation and humanitarian assistance activities Italy. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 34.95
This book explores the intricacies of the science-policy linkage that pervades environmental policymaking in a democracy. more...
- Awa Press 2013; US$ 11.99
For this brilliant book, author Craig Simons visited many of the places and spoke to many of the people impacted by China?s explosive economic growth and voracious appetite for resources. From New Guinea, where great forests are being felled and rare birds threatened to meet China?s demand for timber; through Brazil, where large swaths of the Amazon... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Whether it is nuclear power, geo-engineering or genetically modified foods, the development of new technologies can be fraught with complex ethical challenges and political controversy which defy simple resolution. In the past two decades there has been a shift towards processes of Participatory Technology Assessment designed to build channels of two-way... more...