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Environmental

  • Governing the Climate Change Regimeby Tim Cadman; Rowena Maguire; Charles Sampford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume, the second in a series of three, examines the institutional architecture underpinning the global climate integrity system. This system comprises an inter-related set of institutions, governance arrangements, regulations, norms and practices that aim to implement the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Arguing... more...

  • Economic and Environmental Regulation of International Aviationby Steven Truxal

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The core structure of the regulatory regime for international civil aviation (the ?Chicago System?) is inter?national . The features of the Chicago System were designed in an era when the world?s airlines were State?owned, and the most pressing international concerns were for navigation and safety regulation. Economic liberalization and intense globalization... more...

  • Ecological Restoration in International Environmental Lawby Anastasia Telesetsky; An Cliquet; Afshin Akhtar-Khavari

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Human activities are depleting ecosystems at an unprecedented rate. In spite of nature conservation efforts worldwide, many ecosystems including those critical for human well-being have been damaged or destroyed. States and citizens need a new vision of how humans can reconnect with the natural environment. With its focus on the long-term holistic... more...

  • Climate Health Risks in Megacitiesby Cesar Marolla

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 189.95

    Climate Health Risks in Megacities: Sustainable Management and Strategic Planning courageously confronts the immense challenges of alleviating climate change and takes the initiative to layout an agenda that calls for action in the rapidly changing landscape of our global climate. This guide provides a constructive methodology for developing and... more...

  • Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Lawby Douglas Fisher

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    The quality and the strength of an environmental legal system is a reflection of the conceptual foundations upon which it is constructed. The Research Handbook on Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Law illuminates key aspects of environmental governance through the lens of their underlying dimensions: for example, the form, structure and language... more...

  • The Concept of Climate Migrationby Benoît Mayer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This timely book offers a unique interdisciplinary inquiry into the prospects of different political narratives on climate migration. It identifies the essential angles on climate migration - the humanitarian narrative, the migration narrative and the climate change narrative - and assesses their prospects. The author contends that although such arguments... more...

  • Klimaanpassung in Forschung und Politikby Andreas Marx

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 24.19

    Dieses Buch präsentiert das Themenfeld Anpassung an den Klimawandel erstmals aus unterschiedlichen, disziplinären Sichtweisen ? von der Ökonomie über Geographie und Rechtswissenschaft bis hin zu Politikwissenschaft und Soziologie. Darüber hinaus werden Vulnerabilität und Resilienz sowie Indikatoren und Leitfäden für die Anpassung diskutiert. Konkrete... more...

  • Environmental Water Markets and Regulationby Katherine Owens

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    River systems around the world are degraded and are being used unsustainably. Meeting this challenge requires the development of flexible regimes that have the potential to meet essential consumptive needs while restoring environmental flows. This book focuses on how water trading frameworks can be repurposed for environmental water recovery and aims... more...

  • The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economiesby Dorina Pojani; Dominic Stead

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.66

    This edited volume discuses urban transport issues, policies, and initiatives in twelve of the world?s major emerging economies ? Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, and Vietnam - countries with large populations that have recently experienced large changes in urban structure, motorization... more...

  • Agriculturally Important Microorganismsby Harikesh Bahadur Singh; Birinchi Kumar Sarma; Chetan Keswani

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 149.32

    The main focus of this book is to survey the current status of research, development and use of agriculturally important microorganisms in Asian countries and develop a strategy for addressing critical issues various policy constraints due to which bio-pesticides have found limited applications. In this book the editors have tried to develop a consensus... more...