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  • Power to the Peopleby Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 6.79

    A guided tour of a revolution in the making that promises to change our lives Global warming, rolling black outs, massive tanker spills, oil dependence: our profligate ways have doomed us to suffer such tragedies, right? Perhaps, but Vijay Vaitheeswaran, the energy and environment correspondent for The Economist , sees great opportunity in the... more...

  • Peak Oilby Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In recent years, the concept of “peak oil”—the moment when global oil production peaks and a train of economic, social, and political catastrophes accompany its subsequent decline—has captured the imagination of a surprisingly large number of Americans, ordinary citizens as well as scholars, and created a quiet, yet intense underground movement. ... more...

  • Understanding Global Environmental Politicsby Matthew Paterson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 46.00

    Understanding Global Environmental Politics develops a new, critical approach to global environmental politics. It argues that the major power structures of world politics are deeply problematic in ecological terms, and that they cannot be easily used to resolve major environmental challenges such as global warming. Instead of simply advocating the... more...

  • Global Warming For Dummiesby Elizabeth May; Zoe Caron

    Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.50

    Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heated issue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across the media almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of the moment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying that the earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. Global Warming... more...

  • The Social Risks of Agriculture: Americans Speak Out on Food, Farming, and the Environmentby Ronald Wimberley; Craig Harris; Joseph Molnar; Terry Tomazic

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 109.00

    In a vast society where environmentally conscious nonfarming voters and consumers have grown to greatly outnumber those directly engaged in agriculture, what happens in agriculture becomes increasingly subject to control by the general society, as policies and laws cater to constituents and consumers. This book provides an overview of how Americans... more...

  • The Science and Politics of Global Climate Changeby Andrew Dessler; Edward A. Parson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 44.00

    This second edition of an acclaimed book provides an up-to-date, integrated overview of climate change issues - science, technology, economics, policy, and politics. more...

  • Evaluating Agri-Environmental Policiesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 112.00

    These conference proceedings present a series of evaluations of agri-environmental policies in OECD countries.  They examine how effective the policies have been in achieving objectives and what policy makers have learned about the design and implementation of their policies. . These proceedings show that different methods of policy evaluation... more...

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

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 140.09

    Climate change appears increasingly on the top of policy agendas. This book examines the linkages between energy and the environment in the Northern European context, and sets the questions of energy and the environment in the North in the global context. more...

  • Water Policy Reformby John Quiggin; Sarah Chambers; Thilak Mallawaarachchi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Agriculture in the Murray Darling Basin of Australia represents a controversial 'policy experiment' comprising large capital investments, innovation and enterprise over a 100 year period. This book, which contains contributions from some of Australia's foremost economic, social science and public policy researchers and writers, examines... more...

  • The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policyby Don Fullerton; Catherine Wolfram

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 88.00

    Economic research on climate change has been crucial in advancing our understanding of the consequences associated with global warming as well as the costs and benefits of the various policies that might reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. As nations work to develop climate policies, economic insights into their design and implementation are ever... more...