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- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Can River Basin Organisations (RBOs) actually improve water governance? RBOs are frequently layered on top of existing governmental organisations, which are often reluctant to share their power. This, in turn, can affect their performance. The Politics of River Basin Organisations addresses this issue by exploring the subject on a global level. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 74.99
The wind power development policy community faces a conundrum. On the one hand, as the most commercially viable form of utility-scale renewable energy, the wind power industry has experienced in excess of ten-fold growth in total installed capacity over the past decade. On the other hand, installed wind power capacity still accounts for less than 2%... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
In light of the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear accident of 2011 the prospect of including or excluding nuclear power in a low-carbon twenty-first century world is now increasingly critical. It is in this emerging scenario and context that this book presents a full suite of historical, contemporary and projected data. Its use of complementary and comparative... more...
Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and PolicyOxford University Press 2014; US$ 79.99
This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, especially as articulated in Martha Nussbaum's capabilities approach to justice, the book proposes that environmental policies should aim to secure the basic capabilities that make it possible for people... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00
This book offers a selection of views from Chinese and European experts and scholars on the most pressing environmental challenges — air quality, global warming, climate change, energy security, urbanisation — faced by Europe and China in 2013. The contributors also discuss possibilities of technical cooperation between the two sides... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
Environmental change is central to the global social policy challenges of the twenty-first century. This comprehensive Handbook brings together leading experts from around the world to address the most important questions and issues we face. How should welfare states adapt to environmental change? To what extent are the ecological and social policy... more...
Quellenunabhängiges EU-Luftqualitätsrecht und die Genehmigung und Überwachung des Betriebs von Anlagen im Sinne des Bundes-ImmissionsschutzgesetzesNomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 106.35
Die Anforderungen des quellenunabhängigen Luftqualitätsrechts, die sich aus der EU-Luftqualitätsrichtlinie, dem Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz und der 39. BImSchV ergeben, betreffen auch Anlagen im Sinne des Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetzes. Die Arbeit stellt zunächst die Entwicklung und die Grundstrukturen des EU-Luftqualitätsrechts und dessen... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 51.00
This report assesses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply and sanitation sector of Jordan, and provides ways forward to address them, based on international experience and OECD compendium of principles and good practices. Using the diagnostic analysis of the governance challenges to... more...