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Environmental Policy

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  • Green Economicsby Molly Scott Cato

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The world as we know it needs a new economics. Climate change, financial crisis and out-of-control globalization - all the major problems facing the world have their root in the dominant economic system. The globalised marketplace is the prevailing force in our lives, undermining the real importance of our human communities and our planet. Green Economics... 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... more...

  • Carbon-Energy Taxationby Mikael Skou Andersen; Paul Ekins

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 97.99

    When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990 Finland was the first country to introduce a tax on CO2. Later, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovenia, Germany and the UK followed suit with tax reforms that shifted... 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...

  • Stupid to the Last Dropby William Marsden

    Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 16.95

    A bestselling investigative journalist takes a tour of the Alberta oil and gas industry, revealing how Canada?s richest province is squandering our chance for a sustainable future. In its desperate search for oil and gas riches, Alberta is destroying itself. As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta plunges ahead with... 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...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 30.00

    The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core ?free market? ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change ourselves or radical changes... more...

  • The short guide to environmental policyby Carolyn Snell; Gary Haq

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 18.00

    An essential introduction to all those interested in how policies can address environmental problems, bringing together economic, sociological and social policy perspectives. 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...