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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 115.95
Though the modern Spanish State was formed in the mid Fifteenth Century, historical records show that water works, statues, and the utilization of water dates back to centuries BC. As a semi-arid country, the effort to control, store and assure water supplies to cities and fields is present in numerous historical and political landmarks. Water policy... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Our behaviour in our own homes - our recycling habits, consumer choices and transport preferences - all have a huge impact on the environment locally and globally. Governments across the world are trying to formulate and implement policies to encourage and enforce more sustainable household actions. Yet so often these policies fail to have the desired... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 83.95
Environmental values and concerns are meant to be reflected through environmental policy, which is then integrated into mainstream economic and social policy that serves to govern society and the economy in different sectors. Yet effective environmental policy integration has proved to be very difficult in practice and it remains largely an elusive... more...
- DETAIL 2010; US$ 84.00
Nachhaltigkeit ganzheitlich bewerten - der aktuelle Stand der internationalen Gebäudezertifizierung Zertifizierungssysteme wie BREEAM, LEED oder DGNB zielen darauf ab, Nachhaltigkeit in der Architektur transparent und vergleichbar zu machen. Zugleich herrschen große Dynamik und ein kaum zu übersehender Wettbewerb zwischen den einzelnen Systemen. Dieses... more...
- 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...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Over the past three decades, governments at the local, state, and federal levels have undertaken a wide range of bold innovations, often in partnership with nongovernmental organizations and communities, to try to address their environmental and natural resource management tasks. Many of these efforts have failed. Innovations, by definition, are transitory.... more...