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Environmental policy

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...