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Environmental policy

  • Environmental Politics in Latin Americaby Benedicte Bull; Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Stoen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Since colonial times the position of the social, political and economic elites in Latin America has been intimately connected to their control over natural resources. Consequently, struggles to protect the environment from over-exploitation and contamination have been related to marginalized groups? struggles against local, national and transnational... more...

  • Environment, Politics, and Ideology in North Koreaby Robert Winstanley-Chesters

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    This book provides a unique summary of North Korean environmental and developmental policies. Coupling ideological and political developments with a review of practical projects within specific sectors, it provides the North Korean or East Asian analyst a new lens with which to understand one of the most diffuse and difficult nations on earth. more...

  • Environmental Perspectivesby Neil Shifrin

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This short, readable book is intended as a big-picture introduction/overview for environmental students and lay-people involved with environmental issues. Every freshman in college intending to study environmental science should read it. It begins with a?historical perspective on waste and environmental control. Basic instruction on some important... more...

  • Ethics and Technology Assessment: A Participatory Approachby Matthew Cotton

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Whether it is nuclear power, geo-engineering or genetically modified foods, the development of new technologies can be fraught with complex ethical challenges and political controversy which defy simple resolution. In the past two decades there has been a shift towards processes of Participatory Technology Assessment designed to build channels of two-way... more...

  • Understanding Environmental Policy Processesby James Keeley; Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    A critical analysis of the post-Rio consensus on environment and development which questions the role of particular forms of internationalized elite scientific expertise. It asks why certain understandings of environmental change stick with such tenacity. In exploring this, the authors unravel the politics of knowledge surrounding policymaking, looking... more...

  • Environmental Science for Environmental Managementby Timothy O'Riordan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    Environmental Science for Environmental Management has quickly established itself as the leading introduction to environmental science, demonstrating how a more environmental science can create an effective approach to environmental management on different spatial scales. Since publication of the first edition, environmentalism has become an increasing... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Geschlossene Verteilernetze und Kundenanlagenby Birgit Ortlieb; Erik Staebe

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    The new provisions of the German Energy Industry Act (EnWG) present new challenges for the operators of local and plant networks as well as of upstream service networks and energy utility companies. This study offers assistance to the reader in responding to many legal and practical issues. The new legal provisions are aimed indiscriminately at all... more...

  • 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...

  • China-EUby Etienne Reuter; Jing Men

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00

    This book offers a selection of views from Chinese and European experts and scholars on the most pressing environmental challenges — air quality, global warming, climate change, energy security, urbanisation — faced by Europe and China in 2013. The contributors also discuss possibilities of technical cooperation between the two sides... more...

  • Water Management in Italyby Andrea Guerrini; Giulia Romano

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book describes the water sector as it is structured in Italy. The first part describes the legal framework which rules the sector in Italy, its evolution since the last 20 years, and its weaknesses. The second part describes the governance of Italian water utilities, distinguishing full public-owned companies from public-private partnership and... more...