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  • Environmental Policy and Household Behaviourby Patrik Soderholm

    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...

  • 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; Gerd Hauser; Natalie Eßig

    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...

  • 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...

  • Every Drop for Sale (pb reprint)by Jeffrey Rothfeder

    Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 14.95

    An investigative journalist explores our world on the brink of running out of usable water. Less than .0008 percent of the total water on Earth is fit for human consumption, but global consumption of fresh water is doubling every twenty years. Water has become perhaps our most precious commodity-a life-sustaining but increasingly rare and privatized... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Water and Genderby Kathleen Bowmer

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 110.00

    Already an estimated one billion people are short of safe water supplies for drinking and basic life needs and it is foreshadowed that lack of access to clean reliable freshwater will be the world's greatest threat in the 21st century. In many cultures men and women are affected differently by these challenges, so gender ought to be explicit in designing... more...