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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • Earth Governanceby Klaus Bosselmann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The predicament of uncontrolled growth in a finite world puts the global commons - such as oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere - at risk. So far, states have not found the means to protect, what essentially, is outside their jurisdiction. However the jurisprudence of international law has matured to a point that makes global governance beyond state-negotiated... more...

  • The Search for Environmental Justiceby Paul Martin; Sadeq Z. Bigdeli; Trevor Daya-Winterbottom; Willemien du Plessis; Amanda Kennedy

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This is an extended and remarkable excursus into the evolving concept of environmental justice. This key book provides an overview of the major developments in the theory and practice of environmental justice and illustrates the direction of the evolution of rights of nature. The work exposes the diverse meanings and practical uses of the concept of... more...

  • Creating Sustainable Citiesby Herbert Girardet

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; Not Available

    How can we put the pulsing heart of conviviality back into our cities? How can we make sure of creating cities of diversity for the new millenium: places of cultural vigour and physical beauty that are also sustainable in economic and environmental terms? This Schumacher Briefing shows the way forward. more...

  • Recycling and Extended Producer Responsibilityby Dr Nuno Ferreira da Cruz; Professor Rui Cunha Marques

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    An overriding value of European legislation on waste management is the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) principle. For example, all economic operators placing packaging onto the EU market are responsible for its proper management and recovery. However, in general, the collection and treatment of urban waste is the responsibility of local authorities.... more...

  • Southeast Asian Energy Transitionsby Dr Mattijs Smits; Mr Philip Hirsch

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Addressing the apparent tensions between modernity and sustainability in Southeast Asia, this book offers novel insights into the global challenge of moving towards a low carbon energy system. With an original and accessible take on social theory related to energy transitions, modernity and sustainability, Mattijs Smits argues for a reinvigorated... more...

  • Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 54.00

    This annual publication provides information on policy developments and related support to agriculture in OECD countries and selected partner economies, measured with the OECD Producer Support Estimate methodology. Countries covered represent about 80% of the global value added in agriculture. The report includes a general discussion on developments... more...

  • 50 Years of Environmentby Yong Soon Tan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 88.00

    In conjunction with Singapore's 50th birthday in August 2015, 50 Years of Environment: Singapore's Journey Towards Environmental Sustainability takes the reader through Singapore's environmental journey over the past 50 years, to its present day challenges and solutions, and seeks to explore what lies ahead for Singapore's environmental... more...

  • Protecting the Environment, Privatelyby Jeffrey Bennett

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 166.00

    Most volumes in the environmental economics literature consider the environment to be a public good and hence write out a role for the private sector in a source of supply. Yet there is ample evidence of the private sector being involved, driven both by profit and altruism. This book provides the necessary conceptual base for the inclusion of the private... more...

  • Environmental Governance through Partnershipsby Aysem Mert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Transnational partnerships have become mainstream across levels and issues of environmental governance, following their endorsement by the UN in 2002. Despite apparent success, their desirability as a way of governing human interactions with the planet’s ecosystems has not yet been properly investigated. In this revelatory book Aysem Mert combines... more...

  • Water Resources Allocationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 33.00

    Water resources allocation determines who is able to use water resources, how, when and where. It directly affects the value (economic, ecological, socio-cultural) that individuals and society obtain from water resources. This report overviews how allocation works in a range of countries and how the performance of allocation arrangements can be improved... more...