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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...

  • No Impact Manby Colin Beavan

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 20.20

    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...

  • Environmental Policy, International Trade and Factor Marketsby C.C. Chao; E. Siu-Hung Yu

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00

    Examines the relationship among trade and investment policies, as well as environmental regulations, especially for developing economies. In this book the impacts of pollution taxes and environmental standards on employment and social welfare are examined, and the coordination of optimal trade, investment and environmental policies are analyzed. more...

  • The Complex Forestby Carol J. P. Colfer

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    The Complex Forest systematically examines the theory, processes, and early outcomes of a research and management approach called adaptive collaborative management (ACM). An alternative to positivist approaches to development and conservation that assume predictability in forest management, ACM acknowledges the complexity and unpredictability inherent... more...