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- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00
Construction plans for the reroute of Highway 55 through south Minneapolis sparked an environmental movement that pitted activists against public authorities in one of the most dramatic episodes in the city?s history. Fueled by idealism and anger, a diverse coalition of Native Americans, neighborhood residents, and young anarchists banded together... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 155.00
The aim of this book is to encourage integration of the natural and social sciences with the policy and design-making community, and thereby develop a deeper understanding of complex environmental problems. Its fundamental themes are: ? integrated modeling and assessment ? complex, adaptive, hierarchical systems ? ecosystem services ? science... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 70.00
What are the impacts on environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency of using an instrument mix, rather than a single instrument, to address a given environmental problem? What are the main arguments for using such instrument mixes, and are the instrument mixes currently in use actually well designed in response to these arguments?... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Environmental Policy Integration (EPI) is an innovative policy principle designed to deliver sustainable development. This book explores its conceptualization and implementation, drawing upon a set of interlinked case studies of the most common implementing instruments and the varied experience of applying them in six OECD states and the EU. more...
- Europa Law Publishing 2004; US$ 102.00
Dr. Ludwig Krämer, born 1939, retired from the European Commission in August 2004. Judge at the Landgericht in Kiel, he joined the European Commission in 1972, where he started his career dealing with consumer protection issues in the Competition Directorate-General. He successfully combined his profession as an official of the European Commission... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Introduces readers to the movement, which arose in the United States in the late 1800s in response to the nation's dwindling forests and the pollution caused by a greater number of factories. This useful book also details how environmentalism has become a global effort, led by organizations such as Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
Assessing the vulnerability of human populations to global environmental change, particularly climate change, is now the main imperative of research and international action. However, much of the research into vulnerability is not designed to feed directly into decision making and policy, creating a gap between the knowledge created by researchers... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 63.00
This edition of OECD's periodic review of Turkey's enivromental policy find that Turkey has achieved consolidation of environmental progress and its environmental legislation is increasingly incorporating the EU environmental aquis. But pollution, energy, and resource intensities still need to be reduced and environmentally related health problems... more...