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Environmental Policy

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  • A Carbon Primer for the Built Environmentby Simon Foxell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    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

    This book explains how the phenomenal growth and industrialization of livestock production is a central part of the accelerating biophysical contradictions of industrial capitalist agriculture and of ongoing and future food crises. more...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 15.50

    Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo , returns with This Changes Everything, a must-read on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political change We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Despite mounting scientific evidence, denialism... more...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.99

    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$ 20.00

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

  • Understanding Environmental Policyby Steven Cohen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    The first edition of this pragmatic course text emphasized the policy value of a "big picture" approach to the ethical, political, technological and scientific, economic, and management aspects of environmental issues. The text then applied this approach to real-world case examples involving leaking underground storage tanks, toxic waste cleanup,... more...

  • Meltdown in Tibetby Michael Buckley

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 18.90

    Tibetans have experienced waves of genocide since the 1950s. Now they are facing ecocide. The Himalayan snowcaps are in meltdown mode, due to climate change—accelerated by a rain of black soot from massive burning of coal and other fuels in both China and India. The mighty rivers of Tibet are being dammed by Chinese engineering consortiums to feed... more...

  • Water for the Americasby Alberto Garrido; Mordechai Shechter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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 water... more...

  • Decarbonising the World's Economyby Terry Barker; Douglas Crawford-Brown

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 100.00 US$ 91.00

    Too often amongst policy makers and thought leaders an assumption is made that we must make a choice between tackling climate change and having a strong economy; tackling climate change and allowing poorer nations to develop; tackling climate change and having a secure energy system. However, a decade of advanced modelling tested against historical... more...

  • Energy Policy Analysis: A Conceptual Frameworkby Michael S Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Presented in nontechnical terms, this book offers a unique and powerful conceptual framework for analysis of energy technologies (standard and alternative) in terms of their respective dollar costs, environmental costs, and national security costs. Energy technologies examined include coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas, solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower,... more...