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  • Climate Code Redby David Spratt; Philip Sutton

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 19.99

    This meticulously documented call-to-action reveals extensive scientific evidence that the global warming crisis is far worse than officially indicated ? and that we?re almost at the point of no return. Serious climate-change impacts are already happening: large ice-sheets are disintegrating, sea-level rises will reach 5 metres this century, and... more...

  • Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0by Thomas L. Friedman

    Picador 2009; US$ 16.99

    This Independence Day edition of Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us : How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back , by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011. A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington... more...

  • Water and the Lawby M. Kidd; L. Feris; T. Murombo; A. Iza

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Water and the Law examines the critical relationship between law and the management of water resources in the context of ensuring environmental sustainability. It highlights the central importance of integrated water resources management and cooperation in achieving sustainability. The book considers two broad themes: how law can contribute to the... more...

  • Subnational Partnerships for Sustainable Developmentby H. A. Ralston

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This fascinating volume examines the recent increase in subnational environmental policy agreements between different countries, with a particular focus on Germany and the US. Holley Ralston explores why international environmental partnerships are forming at the state level and the factors that both aid and inhibit their long-term success. more...

  • Earth Governanceby Klaus Bosselmann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The predicament of uncontrolled growth in a finite world puts the global commons - such as oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere - at risk. So far, states have not found the means to protect, what essentially, is outside their jurisdiction. However the jurisprudence of international law has matured to a point that makes global governance beyond state-negotiated... more...

  • The Search for Environmental Justiceby Paul Martin; Sadeq Z. Bigdeli; Trevor Daya-Winterbottom; Willemien du Plessis; Amanda Kennedy

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This is an extended and remarkable excursus into the evolving concept of environmental justice. This key book provides an overview of the major developments in the theory and practice of environmental justice and illustrates the direction of the evolution of rights of nature. The work exposes the diverse meanings and practical uses of the concept of... more...

  • Creating Sustainable Citiesby Herbert Girardet

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; Not Available

    How can we put the pulsing heart of conviviality back into our cities? How can we make sure of creating cities of diversity for the new millenium: places of cultural vigour and physical beauty that are also sustainable in economic and environmental terms? This Schumacher Briefing shows the way forward. more...

  • How the Government Got in Your Backyardby Jeff Gillman; Eric Heberlig

    Timber Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Biotechnology ? the future or a genetic time bomb? Renewable fuels ? the key to cleaner air or just corporate welfare? Greenhouse gasses ? baking the earth to death or just a needless worry? Plant patents ? improving gardens and farms or just profiteering? When you stop to think about it, the government has its hand in every important environmental... more...

  • Water Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Multi-level Approachby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 50.00

    This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy in the Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) and identifies good practices for co-ordinating water across ministries, between levels of government, and across local and regional actors.  Based on the OECD Multilevel Governance Framework and a survey on water governance, the... more...

  • Municipal Forest Management in Latin Americaby Lys Ferroukhi

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 20.00

    The book was written for three different purposes: (i) better understand the types of powers assigned to municipalities to this day, (ii) better understand the increasingly important role played by municipalities in forest management, (iii) analyze the opportunities that were created and the challenges faced by the decentralization processes in the... more...