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  • Powerless Science?by Soraya Boudia; Nathalie Jas

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    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... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 159.99

    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$ 44.99

    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...

  • Deconstructing Energy Law and Policy: The Case of Nuclear Energyby Raphael Heffron

    Edinburgh University Press 2015; US$ 38.99

    What are the component parts of successful energy law and policy for nuclear energy in the 21st century? Nuclear power has been a consideration and part of energy policies of many countries across the world since its emergence as an electricity provider after the Second World War. Nuclear energy is a low-carbon energy source and therefore can contribute... 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...

  • The Search for Environmental Justiceby Paul Martin; Sadeq Z. Bigdeli; Trevor Daya-Winterbottom; Willemien du Plessis; Amanda Kennedy

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This is an extended and remarkable excursus into the evolving concept of environmental justice. This key book provides an overview of the major developments in the theory and practice of environmental justice and illustrates the direction of the evolution of rights of nature. The work exposes the diverse meanings and practical uses of the concept of... more...

  • Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 54.00

    This annual publication provides information on policy developments and related support to agriculture in OECD countries and selected partner economies, measured with the OECD Producer Support Estimate methodology. Countries covered represent about 80% of the global value added in agriculture. The report includes a general discussion on developments... more...

  • Hell and High Waterby Joe Romm

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 6.99

    Global warming is the story of the twenty-first century. It is the most serious issue facing the future of humankind, but American energy and environmental policy is driving the whole world down a path toward global catastrophe. According to Joseph Romm, we have ten years, at most, to start making sharp cuts to our greenhouse gas emissions, or we... more...

  • Fools Ruleby William Marsden

    Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 17.95

    This eloquent, rage-inciting polemic about the global failure to deal with climate change will appeal to readers of Tim Flannery, George Monbiot and Bill McKibben - and anyone concerned with the economic and environmental future of our planet. Kyoto, 1997. Montreal, 2005. Copenhagen, 2009. Cancun, 2010. In Fools Rule , Marsden illustrates how inefficient... more...