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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This timely book brings much-needed clarity to the concept of 'environmental governance' as manifested in the global regulatory domain. The author argues that despite being used as a fashionable term by many - including economists, political scientists, environmentalists and, increasingly, lawyers - its theoretical contours and conceptual content... more...
- Editions Didier Millet 2012; US$ 4.99
An outspoken commentator on Malaysia's social and political affairs, Marina Mahathir takes on the issues, ideas and institutions of the day in her latest book, Telling it Straight. She highlights unpalatable truths, derides tired old ways and challenges the status quo. She asks the questions that need to be asked ? and is unafraid of proposing solutions.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
Deniers of climate change sometimes quip that claims about global warming are more about political science than climate science. They are wrong on the science, but may be right with respect to its political implications. A hotter world, writes Andrew Guzman, will bring unprecedented migrations, famine, war, and disease. It will be a social and political... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 14.95
How do peak oil, climate change, and the limits of growth affect abortion rights, income equality, and civil liberty? In this impassioned treatise, author and activist Alexis Zeigler reveals the hidden connections between ecology, economics, politics, and social justice?and shows us how to use these connections to effect real, long-lasting change.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
When we think about environmental policy and regulation in the U.S., our attention invariably falls on the federal level and, more specifically, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.† Although such a focus is understandable, it neglects the actors most responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the nation's environmental laws - the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.00
A VINTAGE ORIGINAL Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth. There are now over seven billion of us. And, sometime†this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion. Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
Despite efforts to increase renewables, the global energy mix is still likely to be dominated by fossil-fuels in the foreseeable future, particularly gas for electricity and oil for land, air and sea transport. The reliance on depleting conventional oil and natural gas resources ¬†and the geographic distribution of these reserves can have geopolitical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
In this groundbreaking book, Paula Castro presents the first systematic categorization of positive and negative incentives generated by the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for climate change mitigation in the Global South. more...