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Environmental Policy

  • Carbon-Energy Taxationby Mikael Skou Andersen; Paul Ekins

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 97.99

    When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990 Finland was the first country to introduce a tax on CO2. Later, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovenia, Germany and the UK followed suit with tax reforms that shifted... more...

  • Emissions Trading and Businessby Ralf Antes; Bernd Hansjürgens; Peter Letmathe

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    Emissions trading challenges the management of companies, when it changes the code by which environmental policy steers management decisions from hierarchical to monetary information. But, is this change transmitted and mirrored in management decisions, processes and structures? And, how do they change? This book aims to answer these questions. more...

  • Decarbonising the World's Economyby Terry Barker; Douglas Crawford-Brown

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Too often amongst policy makers and thought leaders an assumption is made that we must make a choice between tackling climate change and having a strong economy; tackling climate change and allowing poorer nations to develop; tackling climate change and having a secure energy system. However, a decade of advanced modelling tested against historical... more...

  • No Impact Manby Colin Beavan

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 18.73

    In the growing debate over eco-friendly living, it seems that everything is as bad as everything else. Do you do more harm by living in the country or the city? Is it better to drive a thousand miles or take an airplane? In NO IMPACT MAN, Colin Beavan tells the extraordinary story of his attempt to find some answers - by living for one year in New... more...

  • Resource Economicsby John C. Bergstrom; Alan Randall

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a rigorous but very readable introduction to economics theory before delving into the relationship between economic growth and primary natural resource and environmental problems. 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...

  • The United States in a Warming Worldby Thomas L. Brewer

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    Balanced factual and conceptual analysis of the political and economic factors that shape the United States' responses to climate change. more...

  • Meltdown in Tibetby Michael Buckley

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    Tibetans have experienced waves of genocide since the 1950s. Now they are facing ecocide. The Himalayan snowcaps are in meltdown mode, due to climate change?accelerated by a rain of black soot from massive burning of coal and other fuels in both China and India. The mighty rivers of Tibet are being dammed by Chinese engineering consortiums to feed... more...