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Environmental Policy

  • Carbon-Energy Taxationby Mikael Skou Andersen; Paul Ekins

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19

    This book offers an extensive analysis of carbon-energy taxation that addresses the interplay between carbon-energy taxation and emissions trading, as well as the implications for future international climate policy. more...

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

    Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 199.00

    Emissions trading challenges the management of companies in an entirely new manner. It does not only allow for a bigger flexibility in management decisions concerning emission issues like other marked based environmental policy instruments. Furthermore it changes the code by which environmental policy steers management decisions from hierarchical... more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Resource Economicsby John C. Bergstrom; Alan Randall

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 66.00

    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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    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...

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

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 121.99

    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...

  • Understanding Environmental Policyby Steven Cohen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    The first edition of this pragmatic course text emphasized the policy value of a "big picture" approach to the ethical, political, technological and scientific, economic, and management aspects of environmental issues. The text then applied this approach to real-world case examples involving leaking underground storage tanks, toxic waste cleanup,... more...