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- 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...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.67
In the context of massive environmental problems in Southeast Asia, the countries in the region have decided ? at least in some instances ? to create regimes to solve these problems jointly. This empirical observation is surprising, given the Southeast Asian countries? general reluctance to regional cooperation, the governance and budgetary constraints... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 23.95
In Protecting New Jersey's Environment, critical environmental concerns translate into real human interest stories about people and their surroundings in the state -- a critical site for the growth of environmentalism. The book explores the science underpinning environmental issues and the public policy infighting that goes undocumented behind... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 91.95
The product of a major research project initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia, this is one of a series of books analyzing central questions regarding sustainability in Asia. This volume covers natural resources including water. more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95
This succinct book gives an intimate view of the day-to-day functioning of a remarkable river that has figured prominently in history and culture?the Hudson, a main artery connecting New York, America, and the world. Writing for a wide audience, David Strayer distills the large body of scientific information about the river into a non-technical overview... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 68.65
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... more...
- Greystone Books 2012; US$ 16.99
This lively collection of fascinating facts and fables, colorful cartoons, and dynamic illustrations explains how everything on Earth is connected. Since its original publication, concern for the environment has grown, and although environmental damage has increased, so too have "green" strategies. This new edition reflects these changes, with expanded... more...