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Environmental

  • Handbook of Space Lawby F. von der Dunk

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Handbook of Space Law addresses the legal and regulatory aspects of activities in outer space and major space applications from a comprehensive and structured perspective. The book fundamentally addresses the dichotomy between the state-oriented character of international space law and the increasing commercialization and privatization of space activities. more...

  • Planet Oceanby Paul Watson; Jan Dutkiewicz

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 1.99

    Veteran environmental activist and Whale Wars host Paul Watson offers in this interview a provocative and revolutionary view of the state of an environment in crisis. The planet may survive our environmental destruction, he argues, but humans may not. Focused on protecting oceans, preventing the loss of biodiversity, and promoting individual action,... more...

  • The Renaissance of Renewable Energyby Gian Andrea Pagnoni; Stephen Roche

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    This is a book that tackles the most important issue of our age in a highly informative, accessible and engaging way. more...

  • Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Lawby G. Van Calster; W. Vandenberghe; L. Reins

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Governments around the world have been trying to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for decades. This detailed Handbook considers the spectrum of legal and market-based instruments as well as strategies and policies adopted around the world and suggests more effective, comprehensive and responsive ways of managing climate change mitigation. more...

  • The Changing Arctic Environmentby David P. Stone

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Accessible, engagingly written book on Arctic environmental change and cooperation by an author intimately involved in Arctic science and policy. more...

  • Heads above Waterby Robert L. Gulley; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    Since the 1950s, competing interests for use of Edwards Aquifer resources?the primary source of water for more than two million people in south central Texas?were at war. They had tried many times to resolve their differences about how to conserve, allocate, and use the water, but had always failed. Finally, under the patient leadership of Robert... more...

  • Climate Change and Forest Governanceby Simon Butt; Rosemary Lyster; Tim Stephens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual emissions from human activities. This book provides... more...

  • Die Beachtung der wasserrechtlichen Phasing-Out-Verpflichtung im Anlagengenehmigungsrechtby Andreas Pieper

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 65.53

    Wasserrechtliche Vorgaben aus dem Europarecht wirken sich auf das nationale Genehmigungsverfahren nach dem Bundesimmissionsschutzgesetz aus. Die wasserrechtliche Phasing-Out-Verpflichtung der Wasserrahmenrichtlinie sieht vor, dass Einträge von prioritären gefährlichen Stoffen in Oberflächengewässer langfristig zu beenden sind. Gleichwohl werden diese... more...

  • Forests in International Lawby Anja Eikermann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the potential need for an international convention on forests and establishes a multifunctional concept of forests as a cornerstone for international forest regulation. Accordingly, it examines a variety of international instruments pertaining directly or indirectly to forests and explores their entangled, fragmented nature.... more...

  • Water and the Lawby M. Kidd; L. Feris; T. Murombo; A. Iza

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Water and the Law examines the critical relationship between law and the management of water resources in the context of ensuring environmental sustainability. It highlights the central importance of integrated water resources management and cooperation in achieving sustainability. The book considers two broad themes: how law can contribute to the... more...