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- 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...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 53.02
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 145.00
As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of science, technology, geography, geology and ecology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
The idea of ecological modernisation originated in Western Europe in the 1980s, gaining attention around the world by the late 1990s. At the core of this social scientific and policy-oriented approach is the view that contemporary societies have the capability of dealing with their environmental crises. Experiences in some countries demonstrate that... more...