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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00
Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the governance and politics of the environment, particularly students, researchers and practitioners. This comprehensive reference work,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
Since the Rio Earth Summit of 1992, sustainable development has become the major policy response to tackling global environmental degradation, from climate change to loss of biodiversity and deforestation. Market instruments such as emissions trading, payments for ecosystem services and timber certification have become the main mechanisms... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available
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 to reducing the effects of climate change. However, it is also faced with issues of high cost, risk... more...
- Zed Books 2016; US$ 39.95
While the notion of 'green growth' has become increasingly influential in economics and policy circles, its claims have so far received little in the way of critical analysis. Bringing together leading scholars of environmental policy and political economy, this book assesses the impact and viability of green growth policies and outlines the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Environmental politics is an established part of the political landscape, covering a host of different issues and impacting society, businesses, and individuals. Andrew Dobson explores the various actions, ideas, and dimensions that shape environmental politics - both on a local and global scale - and considers the role it will play in our future. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 37.75
Markus Langenfeld untersucht, wie die unterschiedlichen Entwicklungen der Waldpolitik in Costa Rica und Chile unter ähnlichen politischen und wirtschaftlichen Bedingungen zu erklären sind. Denn in der Folge eines radikalen politischen Wandels gilt Costa Rica heute als Pionier ökologischer Waldpolitik, was sich in wachsenden Waldbeständen und der Inwertsetzung... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 16.44
In Green Gone Wrong environmental writer Heather Rogers blasts through the marketing buzz of big corporations and asks a simple question: Do today?s much-touted "green" products?carbon offsets, organic food, biofuels, and eco-friendly cars and homes?really work? Implicit in efforts to go green is the promise that global warming can be stopped by... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.46
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...
- Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 18.95
"A brave book by a smart person with a masterful command of economic theory." ?Publisher's Weekly How should we act and think economically in the world as the era of cheap oil comes to an end? The Approaching Great Transformation begins to answer this massive question, focusing on the people and communities already at work on the transition:... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00
The fundamental point of this book is that, in the past, the world's political, economic, military, and social development took place during a time of relatively stable sea level. That time, however, is now over: The world must begin to cope with inevitable increases in sea level. These increases are certain to have important domestic and international... more...