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  • Handbook of the Politics of the Arcticby Leif Christian Jensen; Geir Hønneland

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The Arctic has again become one of the leading issues on the international foreign policy agenda, in a manner unseen since the Cold War. Drawing on the perspectives of geo-politics and international law, this Handbook offers fresh insights and perspectives on the most pressing issues, grouped under the headings of political ascendancy, climate and... more...

  • Life Rulesby Ellen LaConte

    New Society Publishers 2012; US$ 19.99

    Why so much is going wrong everywhere at once and how Life teaches us to fix it. more...

  • This Changes Everythingby Naomi Klein

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.68

    Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo , returns with This Changes Everything, a must-read on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political change We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Despite mounting scientific evidence, denialism... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Municipal Forest Management in Latin Americaby Lyès 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...