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  • Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilienceby J. van der Heijden

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Cities, and the built environment more broadly, are key in the global response to climate change. This groundbreaking book seeks to understand what governance tools are best suited for achieving cities that are less harmful to the natural environment, are less dependent on finite resources, and can better withstand human-made hazards and climate risks. more...

  • Governing Europe's Marine Environmentby Michael Gilek; Kristine Kern

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This edited volume offers a multidisciplinary analysis of current approaches and challenges to the sustainable governance of Europe's marine environment. Structured in three parts, Part I outlines general theoretical ideas about governance, governing, and governability and serves as a starting point for analysing the development of marine governance... more...

  • Green Gone Wrongby Heather Rogers

    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...

  • Hell and High Waterby Joe Romm

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • The Hungry Dragonby Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres; Sophal Ear

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This volume provides an up to date and accessible examination of China's global search for resources, focusing primarily on oil. This focus provides a powerful rationale to explain China's actions overseas, as it impacts on economic, energy and foreign policies. A strong feature of the book is a comprehensive examination of geopolitical issues. Three... 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 Rinfret

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • Multilevel Environmental Governanceby I. Weibust; J. Meadowcroft

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The authors in this volume examine how multilevel governance (MLG) systems address climate change and water policy. They show how the interplay between autonomous governments at the sub-national, federal or supranational and international levels in MLG systems create unique challenges and opportunities. Both cutting greenhouse gas emissions and allocating... more...

  • Overheatedby Andrew T. Guzman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • The Politics of Climate Change Negotiationsby C. Downie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The Politics of Climate Change Negotiations describes the successes and failures of long international negotiations and most importantly, examines the lessons they hold for the future. more...