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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • Multilevel Environmental Governanceby I. Weibust; J. Meadowcroft

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The authors in this volume examine how multilevel governance (MLG) systems address climate change and water policy. They show how the interplay between autonomous governments at the sub-national, federal or supranational and international levels in MLG systems create unique challenges and opportunities. Both cutting greenhouse gas emissions and allocating... more...

  • Reconfiguring Global Climate Governance in North Americaby Marcela López-Vallejo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book details previous discussions about the concept of global climate governance and its limits. The author puts forward a theoretical proposal for re-territorialization and coordination of policies for climate change into new forms of articulating interests in what she terms transnational green economic regions (TGERs) and tests this on two case... more...

  • Europeanization of Environmental Policy in the New Europeby Mats Braun

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In this book, Mats Braun offers an up-to-date account of how post-communist member states have handled policy initiatives in the field of environmental policy after accession. Using detailed case studies of how Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland and Romania dealt with two different EU policy initiatives; REACH and the Climate-Energy Package, he explores... more...

  • People, Planet and Profitby Samuel O. Idowu; Abubakar S. Kasum; Asli Yüksel Mermod

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Many studies examine the relationship between good governance within corporations and socially responsible behaviour. In People, Planet and Profit the emphasis is on what corporations take from and give back to their stakeholders when apparently behaving in a corporately responsible fashion.Stakeholders, including employees, customers, host communities,... more...

  • 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...