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  • The Handbook of Environmental Voluntary Agreementsby Edoardo Croci

    Springer 2006; US$ 279.00

    Here is a practical reference which provides common methodologies, implementation rules and evalutation criteria for researchers, policy makers and business operators in the use of environmental voluntary agreements between regulators and polluters The book takes into account the variety of forms and application situations characterizing this environmental... more...

  • Institutional Dynamics in Environmental Governanceby Bas Arts; Pieter Leroy

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Presents analyses of a number of well-known cases, from the so-called policy arrangement approach. Cases discussed range over organic farming, integrated water management, nature policy, cultural heritage policy, integrated region-oriented policy, corporate environmental management and target group policy, and more. more...

  • Earth System Science in the Anthropoceneby Eckart Ehlers; Thomas Krafft

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00

    Aims to provide an in-depth perspective on special topics in Global Environmental Change in relation to Human Security. This book gives an overview on the Joint Projects of the four International Global Change Programmes and on research efforts in Germany. more...

  • Global Change and the Earth Systemby W. Steffen; A. Sanderson; P. Tyson

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 269.00

    Describes what is known about the Earth System and the impact of changes caused by humans. This book considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the stability of the Earth System and the well-being of humankind; as well as exploring future paths towards Earth System science in support of global sustainability. more...

  • Our Way or the Highwayby Mary Losure

    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...

  • Earth Observation of Global Changeby Emilio Chuvieco

    Springer 2007; US$ 179.00

    Global Change is increasingly considered a critical topic in environmental research. Remote sensing methods provide a relevant tool to monitor global variables, since they offer a systematic coverage of the Earth Surface, at different spatial, spectral and temporal resolutions. The data provided by Earth Observation Satellites are being operationally... more...

  • The Environmental Movement in Irelandby Liam Leonard

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    ???The Environmental Movement in Ireland??? examines key themes in Irish environmental politics, including the main components that have come to define such events, and incidents of environmental collective action in this country during forty years of growth and development. The author analyses the mobilisation and framing processes undertaken in these... more...

  • Managing Critical Infrastructure Risksby Igor Linkov; Richard J. Wenning; Gregory A. Kiker

    Springer 2007; US$ 279.00

    The increasing complexity of societal change in response to the new global economy requires an enhanced capacity for scientific assessment and monitoring, particularly of critical infrastructure such as ports and harbors. Public pressure for decision transparency in government and corporations drives the need for a new framework for thinking about... more...

  • Instrument Mixes for Environmental Policyby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • The Environmental Movementby Liz Sonneborn

    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...