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Environmental Policy

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  • Critical Government Documents on the Environmentby Don Philpott

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Critical Government Documents on the Environment offers important government information on many of the leading environmental issues facing us today. This book does not offer any new science but attempts to collect and distill government documents so that you can get the information you need quickly and easily. Areas covered include global... more...

  • Environmental Policyby Norman J. Vig; Michael E. Kraft

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 55.00

    Authoritative and trusted, Environmental Policy convenes top scholars to evaluate the impact of past environmental policy while anticipating its future implications, helping students decipher the underlying trends, institutional constraints, and policy dilemmas that shape environmental politics. In the Ninth Edition , editors Norman Vig and Michael... more...

  • Pricing Natureby Nick Hanley; Edward B. Barbier

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 51.00

    Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) is one of the most useful tools of applied economics for the social appraisal of public projects and government policies. This title shows how CBA can be applied to environmental policy choice and environmental resource management. more...

  • What's Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix Itby Paul G. Harris

    Wiley 2013; US$ 74.95 US$ 64.96

    Governments have failed to stem global emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases causing climate change. Indeed, climate-changing pollution is increasing globally, and will do so for decades to come without far more aggressive action. What explains this failure to effectively tackle one of the world's most serious problems? And what can... more...

  • Environmental Policy, International Trade and Factor Marketsby C.C. Chao; E. Siu-Hung Yu

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 121.99

    Examines the relationship among trade and investment policies, as well as environmental regulations, especially for developing economies. In this book the impacts of pollution taxes and environmental standards on employment and social welfare are examined, and the coordination of optimal trade, investment and environmental policies are analyzed. more...

  • Science as a Contact Sportby Stephen H. Schneider

    National Geographic Society 2009; US$ 28.00

    It?s been nearly four decades since scientists first realized that global warming posed a potential threat to our planet. Why, if we knew of the threats way back in the Carter Administration, can?t we act decisively to limit greenhouse gases, deforestation, and catastrophic warming trends? Why are we still addicted to fossil fuels? Have we all just... more...

  • Energy Policies of IEA Countries: United States 2002by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00

    The Bush Administration’s long-awaited 2001 National Energy Policy has important implications for the rest of the world. It gives a new impetus to US action across the energy field. Its significance is analysed in detail in this new report by the International Energy Agency. The US has bowed out of the Kyoto Protocol and plans to pursue its own... more...

  • Pandora's Picnic Basketby Alan McHughen

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    The first book to look at all the issues involved in GM (genetically modified food) technology in a clear and dispassionate way. Alan McHughen surveys the technology that makes GM food possible, assesses the risk of health and environmental dangers and the regulatory and labelling processes in force to protect the consumer. Question and answer boxes... more...

  • Field Notes from a Catastropheby Elizabeth Kolbert

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    The world has known about global warming since the late 1970s, yet little has been done to halt it. The threat, if we fail, is nothing less than catastrophe - the flooding of coastal communities, the extinction of species and entry into a climate regime of which humans have no experience. Exploring the relationship between what we know and what we... more...

  • The United States in a Warming Worldby Thomas L. Brewer

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Balanced factual and conceptual analysis of the political and economic factors that shape the United States' responses to climate change. more...