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  • Energy, Policy, and the Environmentby Marja Jarvela; Sirkku Juhola

    Springer 2011; US$ 149.00

    This book sets the questions of energy and the environment in the North in the global context and further addresses historical developments, views on energy taxation and tariffs, and effects of EU energy policy. Climate change appears more frequently than ever on the top of global and national policy agendas. In the current situation traditional environmental... more...

  • The purpose of planningby Yvonne Rydin

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Planning is an important aspect of policy making. This book looks at a range of issues to unlock the purpose of planning, ideal for students and practitioners alike. more...

  • Radioactive Wasteby Christian Streffer

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Radioactive waste (above all highly radioactive wastes from nuclear installations) caused by research, medicine and technology must be disposed of safely. However both the strategies disputed for the disposal of radioactive waste as well as concrete proposals for choosing a location for final waste disposal are highly debatable. An appropriate disposal... more...

  • Land Use Policies for Sustainable Developmentby Desmond McNeill; Ingrid Nesheim; Floor Brouwer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The urgent need to enhance sustainable development in developing countries has never been greater: poverty levels are growing, land conversions are uncontrolled, and there is rapid loss of biodiversity through land use change. This important and timely book highlights the need for integrated assessment tools for developing countries, considering the... more...

  • Countdownby Alan Weisman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; Not Available

    A controversial tour de force. Weisman seeks to answer a fundamental question - how do we manage the global population without destroying the planet? more...

  • Climate Policy Options Post-2012by Bert Metz; the Netherlands; Mike Hulme; Tyndall Centre

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 93.95

    This special issue of the Climate Policy journal addresses the following key questions: * What long-term range of policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation should Europe pursue to adequately enhance sustainability on a global level? * What are the implications of long-term European climate strategy for the design of a global post-2012... more...

  • Free to be Humanby David Edwards

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2000; US$ 13.13

    This is a book about freedom, and above all about the idea that there is often no greater obstacle to freedom than the assumption that it has already been fully attained. While in the West few individuals today suffer physical restraint by the state, we are still constrained by powerful psychological chains which are in many ways far more effective,... more...

  • A Carbon Primer for the Built Environmentby Simon Foxell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment  will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate change. It will spell out the essential information needed... more...

  • The Ecological Hoofprintby Tony Weis

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Ecological Hoofprint is a rigorous and eye-opening explanation of how industrial livestock production is driving the exploding global consumption of meat, which is implicated in momentous but greatly under-appreciated problems. Tony Weis, author of the ground-breaking The Global Food Economy, shows what this means for the health of the planet,... more...

  • Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunitiesby Alberto Garrido; Mordechai Shechter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7 th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities. This Forum was unique in examining the... more...