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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • Energy Security in Japanby Vlado Vivoda

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In this book Vlado Vivoda aims to examine the drastically changed environment following Fukushima the disaster, to analyse Japan’s energy security challenges and evaluate Tokyo’s energy policy options. By looking at how the disaster exacerbated Japan’s existing energy security challenges Vivoda considers the best policy options for Japan... more...

  • Non-Traditional Security Issues and the South China Seaby Shicun Wu; Keyuan Zou

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The region of the South China Sea is vulnerable to natural hazards and marine environmental degradation as well as to piracy, maritime crimes and over-exploitation activities which threaten the security of the surrounding population. This volume explores these non-traditional security issues and discusses the security cooperation and regional approaches... more...

  • OECD Green Growth Studies: Greener Skills and Jobsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 96.00

    Green skills, that is, skills needed in a low-carbon economy, will be required in all sectors and at all levels in the workforce as emerging economic activities create new (or renewed) occupations. Structural changes will realign sectors that are likely to decline as a result of the greening of the economy and workers will need to be retrained accordingly.... more...

  • Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countriesby P. Castro

    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...

  • 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...

  • Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)by Adam Simpson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Based on extensive fieldwork in the region this groundbreaking book explores the important role that environmental movements from these countries are playing in promoting effective energy and environmental governance. By comparing the nature of this activism under two very different political regimes, Adam Simpson provides crucial theoretical insights... more...

  • Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policyby Vivian Thomson

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    With the US as the world’s most prominent climate change outlaw, "Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policy" offers a unique combination of state-level analysis, international comparison and domestic policy prescription, pointing the way to a productive federal-state partnership for climate change policymaking in the United States. more...

  • Subnational Partnerships for Sustainable Developmentby H. A. Ralston

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This fascinating volume examines the recent increase in subnational environmental policy agreements between different countries, with a particular focus on Germany and the US. Holley Ralston explores why international environmental partnerships are forming at the state level and the factors that both aid and inhibit their long-term success. more...

  • Essentials of Environmental Public Health Scienceby Naima Bradley; Henrietta Harrison; Greg Hodgson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Environmental public health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the direct impact of exposure to environmental hazards on the public's health and wellbeing. Assessing and addressing the risks of chemical hazards requires a sound knowledge of toxicology, environmental epidemiology, environmental science, health risk assessment, and... more...

  • Russian Energy in a Changing Worldby Jakub M. Godzimirski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In this fascinating and timely volume leading Russian and Western scholars examine various aspects of Russian energy policy and the opportunities and constraints that influence the choices made by the country’s energy decision makers. Contributors focus on Russia’s energy relations with the rest of the world alongside internal debates about... more...