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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • The Politics of River Basin Organisationsby D. Huitema; S. Meijerink

    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...

  • Wind Power Politics and Policyby Scott Valentine

    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...

  • Fukushima and Beyondby Christopher Hubbard

    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...

  • China-EUby Etienne Reuter; Jing Men

    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...

  • International Handbook on Social Policy and the Environmentby T. Fitzpatrick

    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-Immissionsschutzgesetzesby Christian Zeissler

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 108.40

    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 Studies on Water Water Governance in Jordanby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • The Driving Forces of Change in Environmental Indicatorsby Paula Fernández González; Manuel Landajo; Mª José Presno

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses several index decomposition analysis methods to assess progress made by EU countries in the last decade in relation to energy and climate change concerns. Several applications of these techniques are carried out in order to decompose changes in both energy and environmental aggregates. In addition to this, a new methodology based... more...

  • Environmental Policies in Asiaby Jing Huang; Shreekant Gupta

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.00

    Environmental Policies in Asia highlights the environmental challenges Asian planners and policymakers face as the continent undergoes rapid economic growth in the 21st Century. Edited by Jing Huang and Shreekant Gupta, with contributions from leading Asian scholar practitioners, this timely and unique volume is the first of its kind to look at environmental... more...

  • Carbon Pricingby J. Quiggin; D. Adamson; D. Quiggin

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    In 2012, Australia took the major step of introducing a carbon price, involving the creation of a system of emissions permits initially issued at a fixed price. Carbon Pricing brings together experts instrumental in the development, and operation, of Australia’s carbon policy who have played a significant role in the broader debate over climate... more...