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Environmental Policy

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  • Wind Power Politics and Policyby Scott Valentine

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 74.99

    The wind power development policy community faces a conundrum. On the one hand, as the most commercially viable form of utility-scale renewable energy, the wind power industry has experienced in excess of ten-fold growth in total installed capacity over the past decade. On the other hand, installed wind power capacity still accounts for less than 2%... more...

  • Das Rechtsinstitut des Gemeingebrauchs im Wasserhaushaltsrechtby Felix Sinn

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 52.38

    Das Rechtsinstitut des Gemeingebrauchs im Wasserhaushaltsrecht more...

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

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00

    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...

  • Emissions Trading and Businessby Ralf Antes; Bernd Hansjürgens; Peter Letmathe

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    Emissions trading challenges the management of companies, when it changes the code by which environmental policy steers management decisions from hierarchical to monetary information. But, is this change transmitted and mirrored in management decisions, processes and structures? And, how do they change? This book aims to answer these questions. more...

  • The Hydrogen Economyby Jeremy Rifkin

    Penguin Group US 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...

  • 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...