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Environmental policy

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Developmentby Luiz C. Barbosa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia .  It reveals how environmentalist organizations such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth,... more...

  • European Union and Environmental Governanceby Henrik Selin; Stacy D. VanDeveer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.99

    Over the past five decades, the European Union (EU) has developed into the most legally and politically authoritative regional organization in the world, wielding significant influence across a wide range of issue areas. European Union and Environmental Governance focuses on the growing global role of EU environmental and sustainable development... more...

  • American Environmental Policyby D. Press

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...

  • Development Policy as a Way to Manage Climate Change Risksby Bert Metz; M Kok J T

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    The integration of development and climate objectives is increasingly recognized as significant in research and policy making. In practice, some development aims, such as poverty alleviation, enhancing energy security and access or improving health, also have potential climate benefits. The challenge is to find a broadly applicable range of effective... more...

  • Forests in International Lawby Anja Eikermann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the potential need for an international convention on forests and establishes a multifunctional concept of forests as a cornerstone for international forest regulation. Accordingly, it examines a variety of international instruments pertaining directly or indirectly to forests and explores their entangled, fragmented nature.... more...

  • Morton Deutsch: A Pioneer in Developing Peace Psychologyby Peter Coleman; Morton Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Commemorating Morton Deutsch?s 95th birthday, this book presents ten major texts by this highly respected social psychologist on war and peace. This first volume presents Deutsch in his role as a leading social science activist on issues of war and peace ? writing papers, making speeches and participating in demonstrations. After serving in the U.S.... more...

  • Morton Deutsch: Major Texts on Peace Psychologyby Peter Coleman; Morton Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    Commemorating Morton Deutsch?s 95th birthday, this book presents ten major texts by this highly respected social psychologist on war and peace. This second volume presents Deutsch in his role as a leading social science activist on issues of war and peace ? writing papers, making speeches and participating in demonstrations. After serving in the U.S.... more...

  • European Autonomy in Spaceby Cenan Al-Ekabi

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 139.00

    The volume provides analyses and evaluations of the continuing importance of Europe?s autonomy in its access to space as a key driver in the development of European space capabilities. From a detailed historical analysis of some of the pitfalls of dependence in the space industry, experts analyse the full range of current European space capabilities... more...

  • The Greenhouse Gas Balance of Italyby Riccardo Valentini; Franco Miglietta

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    This wide-ranging assessment of the data from Italy?s national CARBOITALY project to measure the greenhouse gas ?accounts? of the country?s landscape provides fresh information and analysis that will provide an empirical foundation to policy making on climate. more...

  • Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin Americaby Amy Below

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Although the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to address global climate change, has been regarded by many as an unsuccessful treaty both politically and environmentally, it stands as one of the world?s few truly global agreements. Why did such a diverse group of countries decide to sign and/or ratify the treaty? Why did they choose to do... more...