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  • Understanding and Solving Environmental Problems in the 21st Centuryby R. Costanza; S.E. Jorgensen

    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...

  • 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...

  • Humans and the Natural Environmentby Dana Desonie

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 35.00

    Presents eye-opening facts in a manner accessible to young readers, using full-color photographs and illustrations, readable text, and helpful sidebars. 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...

  • Europe and the Environmentby M. Onida

    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...

  • Innovation in Environmental Policy?by Andrew J. Jordan; Andrea Lenschow

    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...

  • Principles of Environmental Sciencesby Lucas Reijnders

    Springer 2008; US$ 99.00

    Offers a comprehensive picture of the principles, concepts and methods that are applicable to problems originating from the interaction between the living/non-living environment and mankind. This book focuses on the societal, cultural and historical dimensions of environmental problems. more...