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Environmental policy

  • The Ecology of Lawby Fritjof Capra; Ugo Mattei

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei, a distinguished legal scholar, explain how, by incorporating concepts from modern... more...

  • Environment and Politicsby Timothy Doyle; Doug McEachern; Sherilyn MacGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 56.95

    Environment and Politics 4th Edition is a concise introduction to this ever-expanding interdisciplinary field, explaining and illustrating how concepts, conflicts, movements, political systems and the practices of policy-making can be analysed in a systematic way. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the key themes that shape the field,... more...

  • Environmental Governance through Partnershipsby Aysem Mert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Transnational partnerships have become mainstream across levels and issues of environmental governance, following their endorsement by the UN in 2002. Despite apparent success, their desirability as a way of governing human interactions with the planet’s ecosystems has not yet been properly investigated. In this revelatory book Aysem Mert combines... more...

  • Transboundary Environmental Governance in Asiaby Simon Marsden; Elizabeth Brandon

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    A comprehensive overview of treaty implementation and compliance concerning transboundary environmental governance in Asia is provided in this timely book. Recent United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) membership by Asian states in the Caucasus and Central Asia has shifted focus on environmental governance away from its Euro-centric... more...

  • Environmental Governance in Taiwanby Simona A. Grano

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan?s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain degree have enjoyed a remarkable success in fighting polluting... more...

  • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sectorby Gabriël A. Moens; Philip Evans

    Springer International Publishing 2015; Not Available

    This book provides a comprehensive Australian perspective on the resolution of resources disputes. In particular, it focuses on the use of arbitration, mediation and adjudication in the resources sector. It concentrates on arbitration as the preferred method of dispute resolution, including international commercial and investor-state arbitration.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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 environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    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...

  • Das Hegemonieprojekt der ökologischen Modernisierungby Timmo Krüger

    transcript 2015; US$ 33.39

    Ökologische Modernisierung gilt als Leitprinzip zeitgemäßer Umweltpolitik. Die ökomodernen Kernforderungen nach »Sustainable Development« und »Green Economy« zielen auf eine fortschreitende Entwicklung, die um eine Nachhaltigkeitskomponente ergänzt werden soll. Anhand von Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) fragt Timmo Krüger nach den aktuellen Dynamiken... more...

  • The Lived Experience of Climate Changeby Dina Abbott; Gordon Wilson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the idea that daily lived experiences of climate change are a crucial missing link in our knowledge that contrasts with scientific understandings of this global problem. It argues that both kinds of knowledge are limiting: the sciences by their disciplines and lived experiences by the boundaries of everyday lives.  Therefore each... more...