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  • 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...

  • Hell and High Waterby Joe Romm

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Rising Sea Levelsby Hunt Janin; Scott A. Mandia

    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...

  • Energy Efficiency Governanceby Dagmar Sibyl Steuwer

    Springer 2012; US$ 79.95

    ?Energy efficiency contributes to the main objectives of energy policy in the European Union: energy security, cost effectiveness and environmental benefits. However, the efficiency potential remains widely untapped. Will White Certificate Instruments, a new framework instrument to foster end-use energy efficiency, help to close the energy efficiency... more...

  • Disaster Resiliencyby Naim Kapucu; Christopher V. Hawkins; Fernando I. Rivera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Natural disasters in recent years have brought the study of disaster resiliency to the forefront. The importance of community preparedness and sustainability has been underscored by such calamities as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Japanese tsunami in 2011. Natural disasters will inevitably continue to occur, but by understanding the concept of... more...

  • Global Cities and Networks for Global Environmental Governanceby Sofie Bouteligier

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    As a result of global dynamics?the increasing interconnection of people and places?innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet.  This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our increasingly global and increasingly urban world. Through analysis... more...

  • Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countriesby Gabriele Spilker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to improve their air quality. Yet there also exist developing... more...

  • Integrated Activismby Alexis Zeigler

    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...

  • The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulationby Michelle C. Pautz; Sara R. Rinfret

    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...