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  • 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...

  • Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagementby Amy E. Lesen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data and publish results? In this volume, authors... more...

  • Water and the Lawby M. Kidd; L. Feris; T. Murombo; A. Iza

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Water and the Law examines the critical relationship between law and the management of water resources in the context of ensuring environmental sustainability. It highlights the central importance of integrated water resources management and cooperation in achieving sustainability. The book considers two broad themes: how law can contribute to the... 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...

  • Global Environmental Governanceby Louis J. Kotze

    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...