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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • Waldpolitik in Costa Rica und Chileby Markus Langenfeld

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Markus Langenfeld untersucht, wie die unterschiedlichen Entwicklungen der Waldpolitik in Costa Rica und Chile unter ähnlichen politischen und wirtschaftlichen Bedingungen zu erklären sind. Denn in der Folge eines radikalen politischen Wandels gilt Costa Rica heute als Pionier ökologischer Waldpolitik, was sich in wachsenden Waldbeständen und der Inwertsetzung... more...

  • Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal Worldby Clare Heyward; Dominic Roser

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This volume seeks to make normative theorising on climate justice more relevant and applicable to political realities and public policy. more...

  • Governing Sustainable Energies in Chinaby Geoffrey Chun-fung Chen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.99

    This book examines sustainable energy development in China, a non-liberal state, as a counterexample to conventional wisdom that effective policy outcomes are premised on the basis of decentralized governance. The use of sustainable energies as part of the solution for stabilising global warming has been promoted in industrialised countries for the... more...

  • The Cultures of Marketsby Janelle Knox-Hayes

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Countries around the globe are developing emissions markets as a response to it. This book examines the cultures of these markets, arguing policy makers must include more flexibility in climate policy to allow emissions markets to be translated and transferred across regions more...

  • Environmental Governanceby Arild Vatn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; Not Available

    In this innovative book, Arild Vatn presents an overview of the field of environmental governance, from its theoretical foundations, to the major issues and practical applications. While having an interdisciplinary orientation, the main theoretical basis is in institutional theory. The book spans issues from the global to the local level and puts environmental... more...

  • Green Growthby Gareth Dale; Manu V. Mathai; Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 39.95

    While the notion of 'green growth' has become increasingly influential in economics and policy circles, its claims have so far received little in the way of critical analysis. Bringing together leading scholars of environmental policy and political economy, this book assesses the impact and viability of green growth policies and outlines the... more...

  • Environmental Politics: A Very Short Introductionby Andrew Dobson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Environmental politics is an established part of the political landscape, covering a host of different issues and impacting society, businesses, and individuals. Andrew Dobson explores the various actions, ideas, and dimensions that shape environmental politics - both on a local and global scale - and considers the role it will play in our future. more...

  • Research Handbook on Climate Governanceby Karin Bäckstrand; Eva Lövbrand

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    The 2009 United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen is often represented as a watershed in global climate politics, when the diplomatic efforts to negotiate a successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol failed and was replaced by a fragmented and decentralized climate governance order. In the post-Copenhagen landscape the top-down universal approach... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politicsby Philipp H. Pattberg; Fariborz Zelli

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    Providing its readers with a unique point of reference, as well as stimulus for further research, the Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the governance and politics of the environment, particularly students, researchers and practitioners. This comprehensive reference work,... more...

  • The Political Economy of Sustainable Developmentby Timothy Cadman; Lauren Eastwood; Federico Lopez-Casero Michaelis; Tek N. Maraseni; Jamie Pittock; Tapan Sarker

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Since the Rio ‘Earth’ Summit of 1992, sustainable development has become the major policy response to tackling global environmental degradation, from climate change to loss of biodiversity and deforestation. Market instruments such as emissions trading, payments for ecosystem services and timber certification have become the main mechanisms... more...