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- Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Common Ground explores the shifting relationship between humanity and the land, examining the changing understandings of the natural world and its management and exploitation. Environmental activist Mark Everard presents solutions from the perspective of ecosystem services and looks ahead to what is required to live sustainably. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This pioneering book provides a comprehensive, rigorous and in-depth analysis of China's energy and environmental policy for the transition towards a low-carbon economy. This unique book focuses on concrete, constructive and realistic solutions to China's unprecedented environmental pollution and rising greenhouse gas emissions from burning... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00
These are the key questions that this primary textbook for courses on American public policymaking and environmental policymaking addresses and attempts to answer. Turmoil in American Public Policy: Science, Democracy, and the Environment first lays out the basics of the policymaking process in the United States in relation to the substantive issues... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 90.95
Global Environmental Issues, second edition builds on the popularity of the first edition, viewing global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of causes, influenced by a range of actors with differing priorities. The book recognises that science underpins much of what happens in society and therefore it is important to be able... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00
This thoroughly revised and updated third edition focuses on the utilization of sustainable energy and mitigating climate change, serving as an introduction to physics in the context of societal problems. A distinguishing feature of the text is the discussion of spectroscopy and spectroscopic methods as a crucial means to quantitatively analyze and... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 51.95
Environment and Society: A Critical Introduction is an overview of the diverse conceptual tools and traditions for thinking about, explaining and addressing the environmental challenges we face in the contemporary world. Provides an introduction to the environmental challenges we face in the contemporary world through foundational theoretical... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 19.60
Frank Uekötter erzählt die Geschichte der deutschen Umweltbewegungen, von ihren frühen Erfolgen bis zu den aktuellen Herausforderungen und Widersprüchen. Er zeigt, warum wir Umwelt heute neu denken müssen: global, bunt, vernetzt und weniger dogmatisch. Erst wenn man sich von alten Gewissheiten löst, eröffnen sich Chancen für ein ökologisches 21. Jahrhundert.... more...
- United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 30.00
More than 500 international agreements and institutions now influence the governance of environmental problems ranging from climate change to persistent organic pollutants. The establishment of environmental institutions has been largely ad hoc, diffused, and somewhat chaotic because the international community has addressed key environmental challenges... more...
- United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 36.00
International governance increasingly occurs through complex synergies between networks of actors across levels of international politics. While current governance arrangements remain a crazy quilt of overlapping activities, this volume seeks to describe and analyze the activities of many new actors in international politics in the realm of sustainable... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2011; US$ 6.95
Millions of us want to do our bit to help the environment, and there?s tons of advice out there to help us; a never-ending avalanche of books, magazines, websites and TV programmes. But who?s got the time to wade through this lot to sift the stuff that works from the rubbish? What we need are failsafe short cuts to reducing our carbon footprints and... more...