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

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 44.00

    Second edition of an acclaimed book provides up-to-date, integrated overview of climate change issue - 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$ 179.00

    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...

  • Environmental Policy Integration in Practiceby Katarina Eckerberg; Mans Nilsson

    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...

  • Zertifizierungssysteme für Gebäudeby Thilo Ebert; Natalie Eßig; Gerd Hauser

    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... more...

  • Wind Power Politics and Policyby Scott Valentine

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 77.99

    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...

  • Radioactive Wasteby Frans Berkhout

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 81.95

    Radioactive Waste provides a detailed historical account of the policy and practice of radwaste management in Britain, Sweden and the Federal Republic of Germany. In their differing approaches, these three countries define the parameters of civil nuclear strategy in Europe. The comparative analysis of the evolution of policy clarifies the context of... more...

  • Indigenous Enviromental Knowledge and its Transformationsby Alan Bicker; Roy Ellen; Peter Parkes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    The first concerted critical examination of the uses and abuses of indigenous knowledge. The contributors focus on a series of interrelated issues in their interrogation of indigenous knowledge and its specific applications within the localised contexts of particular Asian societies and regional cultures. In particular they explore the problems of... more...