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Environmental Policy

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  • Coming Climate Crisis?by Claire L. Parkinson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 17.99

    Decisively cutting through the hyperbole on both sides of the debate, distinguished NASA climatologist Claire L. Parkinson brings much-needed balance and perspective to the highly contentious issue of climate change. Offering a deeply knowledgeable overview of global change past and present, the author lays out a compelling argument that our understandings... more...

  • Rising Powers, Shrinking Planetby Michael Klare

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 17.99

    From the author of the now-classic Resource Wars , an indispensable account of how the world's diminishing sources of energy are radically changing the international balance of power Recently, an unprecedented Chinese attempt to acquire the major American energy firm Unocal was blocked by Congress amidst hysterical warnings of a Communist threat.... more...

  • Global Warming and Climate Changeby Professor Antonio Marquina

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 145.00

    This compendium looks at Asian and European policies for dealing with climate change, and possible impacts on conflicts and security. It clarifies the impacts of climate change on natural resources, on the frequency and expansion of natural disasters and the repercussions for environmentally-induced migration. more...

  • Climate Policy after Copenhagenby Karsten Neuhoff

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    A timely analysis of carbon pricing that contains important lessons for anyone concerned with the development of post-Copenhagen climate policy. 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...

  • 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

    Every four days there are a million more people on the planet. More people and fewer resources. In this timely work, Alan Weisman examines how we can shrink our collective human footprint so that we don't stomp any more species - including our own - out of existence. The answer: reducing gradually and non-violently the number of humans on the... 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...

  • Finance Policy for Renewable Energy and a Sustainable Environmentby Michael Curley

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    Environmental finance is about creating the greatest environmental benefit for the largest number of people at the lowest possible cost. That is the first and most important principle listed in Finance Policy for Renewable Energy and a Sustainable Environment . Focusing on what the author considers to be the 23 principles of environmental finance,... 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...