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  • Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policyby Breena Holland

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, especially as articulated in Martha Nussbaum's capabilities approach to justice, the book proposes that environmental policies should aim to secure the basic capabilities that make it possible for people... more...

  • Waste Policyby Alexander Gillespie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The book’s premise is that all forms of waste are expanding exponentially, and are often of a hazardous nature. The author examines the size of the problem, considers how it is evolving, and assesses the legal and political implications. He then shows that existing solutions to reducing consumption and recycling are limited, and concludes by discussing... more...

  • Det illegale stofmarked i Århusby Mette Findal Andreasen; Christian Lindholst; Elisabet Kaa

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 11.21

    En undersøgelse af udbuddet af varer (narko og medicin) og sælgere og købere på stofmarkedet i Århus. Resultaterne er ofte overraskende og gør op med en del myter, som trives hos brugerne, såvel som hos politiet. more...

  • The Minimum Security Chroniclesby Stephanie Mcmillan

    Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    From the winner of the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award,   a character-driven tale about our threatened environment and the practicality of putting contemporary revolutionary strategy into action.  In The Minimum Security Chronicles , the latest long-form narrative from Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award?winning cartoonist Stephanie... more...

  • The Governance of Climate Relations Between Europe and Asiaby Hans Bruyninckx; Ye Qi; Quang Thuan Nguyen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    The Governance of Climate Relations between Europe and Asia offers a thorough empirical study of the most fundamental dynamics involved in EU climate relations with China and Vietnam in the context of global climate governance. This book presents a study of the most important governance processes in current EU - Asia climate relations. It focuses on... more...

  • Powerless Science?by Soraya Boudia; Nathalie Jas

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    In spite of decades of research on toxicants, along with the growing role of scientific expertise in public policy and the unprecedented rise in the number of national and international institutions dealing with environmental health issues, problems surrounding contaminants and their effects on health have never appeared so important, sometimes to... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policyby Sheldon Kamieniecki; Michael Kraft

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 169.99

    Prior to the Nixon administration, environmental policy in the United States was rudimentary at best. Since then, it has evolved into one of the primary concerns of governmental policy from the federal to the local level. As scientific expertise on the environment rapidly developed, Americans became more aware of the growing environmental crisis that... more...

  • Carbon Pricingby J. Quiggin; D. Adamson; D. Quiggin

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    In 2012, Australia took the major step of introducing a carbon price, involving the creation of a system of emissions permits initially issued at a fixed price. Carbon Pricing brings together experts instrumental in the development, and operation, of Australia’s carbon policy who have played a significant role in the broader debate over climate... more...

  • Climate Justiceby Henry Shue

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 43.99

    The fruit of twenty years of moral reflection on the emerging greatest challenge to humanity of the 21st century, these far-sighted and influential essays by a pioneering practical philosopher on the tangled questions of justice between nations and justice across generations confronting all attempts at international cooperation in controlling climate... more...

  • Earth Governanceby Klaus Bosselmann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The predicament of uncontrolled growth in a finite world puts the global commons - such as oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere - at risk. So far, states have not found the means to protect, what essentially, is outside their jurisdiction. However the jurisprudence of international law has matured to a point that makes global governance beyond state-negotiated... more...