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Environmental Policy

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  • The Hydrogen Economyby Jeremy Rifkin

    Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95

    The road to global security," writes Jeremy Rifkin, "lies in lessening our dependence on Middle East oil and making sure that all people on Earth have access to the energy they need to sustain life. Weaning the world off oil and turning it toward hydrogen is a promissory note for a safer world." Rifkin's international bestseller The Hydrogen Economy... 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...

  • Field Notes from a Catastropheby Elizabeth Kolbert

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99

    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$ 32.00

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

  • Environmental harmby Rob White

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    A systematic and critical discussion of the nature of environmental harm from an eco-justice perspective, challenging conventional criminological definitions of environmental harm. It features examples and illustrations from many national contexts. more...

  • Climate Change and European Securityby Richard Youngs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    It is now commonly asserted that climate change will fundamentally change international relations. It has been predicted that global warming will increase conflict within and between states, intensify food insecurity, menace the global trading system and unleash waves of migration. As a result governments are beginning to incorporate these warnings... more...

  • Sustainability Policyby Steven Cohen; William Eimicke; Alison Miller

    Wiley 2015; US$ 60.00

    A complete guide to sustainability policy at the federal, state, and local levels Sustainability Policy: Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy is a fundamental guide for public sector professionals new to sustainability policy development, implementation, strategy, and practice. Featuring detailed cases highlighting innovative sustainability... more...

  • Emissions Trading for Climate Policyby Bernd Hansjürgens

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    This book offers a systematic comparison of US and European experiences of emissions trading. more...

  • Protecting the Arcticby Mark Nuttall

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Protecting the Arctic explores some of the ways in which indigenous peoples have taken political action regarding Arctic environmental and sustainable development issues, and investigates the involvement of indigenous peoples in international environmental policy- making. Nuttall illustrates how indigenous peoples make claims that their own forms... more...