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Environmental policy

  • The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Historyby Andrew C. Isenberg

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    The field of environmental history emerged just decades ago but has established itself as one of the most innovative and important new approaches to history, one that bridges the human and natural world, the humanities and the sciences. With the current trend towards internationalizing history, environmental history is perhaps the quintessential approach... more...

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governanceby Jean-Frédéric Morin; Amandine Orsini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a central concept in global environmental governance,... more...

  • OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews: Italy 2014by OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanungby Marcus Lau

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 52.26

    Das Werk "Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanung" bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die sich in der Bauleitplanung stellenden naturschutzrechtlichen Probleme. Es beschränkt sich dabei jedoch nicht allein auf die Darstellung der Thematik, sondern gibt umfassende Hilfestellungen zur praktischen Bewältigung der mannigfaltigen Herausforderungen. Dabei... more...

  • Environmental Policies in Asiaby Jing Huang; Shreekant Gupta

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.00

    Environmental Policies in Asia highlights the environmental challenges Asian planners and policymakers face as the continent undergoes rapid economic growth in the 21st Century. Edited by Jing Huang and Shreekant Gupta, with contributions from leading Asian scholar practitioners, this timely and unique volume is the first of its kind to look at environmental... more...

  • Managing the Planetby Norman Moss

    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...

  • Reconfiguring Global Climate Governance in North Americaby Marcela López-Vallejo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book details previous discussions about the concept of global climate governance and its limits. The author puts forward a theoretical proposal for re-territorialization and coordination of policies for climate change into new forms of articulating interests in what she terms transnational green economic regions (TGERs) and tests this on two case... more...

  • Europeanization of Environmental Policy in the New Europeby Mats Braun

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In this book, Mats Braun offers an up-to-date account of how post-communist member states have handled policy initiatives in the field of environmental policy after accession. Using detailed case studies of how Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland and Romania dealt with two different EU policy initiatives; REACH and the Climate-Energy Package, he explores... more...

  • Der politische Einfluss von Greenpeaceby Leif Koch

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Leif Koch unternimmt eine prazise Analyse der politischen Kommunikation der Organisation Greenpeace. Anhand einer Verordnung der Europaischen Union zur Chemikalienregulierung (REACH-Verordnung) richtet er den Blick auf die Frage, inwieweit dieser umweltpolitische Akteur durch Lobbying erfolgreich Einfluss nehmen kann. Nach einer Skizzierung des Politikfelds... more...

  • Science at EPAby Mark R. Powell

    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...