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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • Action Research for Sustainabilityby Jonas Egmose

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes deliberating on urban sustainability, answers this question by analysing processes of social learning. Through analyses... more...

  • Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policyby Breena Holland

    Oxford 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...

  • The Approaching Great Transformationby Joel Magnuson; Helena Norberg-Hodge

    Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 18.95

    "Abrave book by a smart person with a masterful command of economic theory." ?Publisher's Weekly How should we act and think economically in the world as the era of cheap oil comes to an end? The Approaching Great Transformation begins to answer this massive question, focusing on the people and communities already at work on the transition:... more...

  • Blessed Unrestby Paul Hawken

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 16.00

    The New York Times bestselling examination of the worldwide movement for social and environmental change Paul Hawken has spent more than a decade researching organizations dedicated to restoring the environment and fostering social justice. From billion-dollar nonprofits to single-person dot.causes, these groups collectively comprise the largest... 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...

  • Challenging the Chipby David Pellow; David Sonnenfeld; Ted Smith

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 30.95

    From Silicon Valley in California to Silicon Glen in Scotland, from Silicon Island in Taiwan to Silicon Paddy in China, the social, economic, and ecological effects of the international electronics industry are widespread. The production of electronic and computer components contaminates air, land, and water around the globe. As this eye-opening book... 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...

  • 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...

  • Climate Cover-Upby James Hoggan; Richard Littlemore

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 11.99

    Talk of global warming is nearly inescapable these days but there are some who believe the concept of climate change is an elaborate hoax. Despite the input of the world?s leading climate scientists, the urgings of politicians, and the outcry of many grassroots activists, many Americans continue to ignore the warning signs of severe climate shifts.... more...

  • Climate Justiceby Henry Shue

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    The fruit of twenty years of moral reflection on the emerging greatest challenge to humanity of the 21st century, these far-sighted and influential essays by a pioneering practical philosopher on the tangled questions of justice between nations and justice across generations confronting all attempts at international cooperation in controlling climate... more...