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Environmental Policy & Planning

  • Saving the Oceans Through Lawby James Harrison

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    The protection of the marine environment is an important challenge for the international community. Harrison critically assesses the role of international law, highlighting key developments in treaties and legal rules, but also pointing to the need for greater coordination and stronger enforcement mechanisms. more...

  • Towards the Monitoring of Dumped Munitions Threat (MODUM)by Jacek Beldowski; Robert Been; Eyup Kuntay Turmus

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 71.66

    This book describes the creation of a monitoring network, which can provide information about the exact locations and the environmental threats posed by chemical weapons (CW) dumpsites in the Baltic Sea region, using autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs), and utilising the existing research vessels... more...

  • Green Inside Activism for Sustainable Developmentby Erik Hysing; Jan Olsson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book considers how public sector institutions can be transformed to better support sustainable development by exploring the concept of green inside activism and its importance for institutional change. The phenomenon of inside activism has been shown to be crucial for green policy change and this book focuses on public officials as green inside... more...

  • Energy Justiceby Darren McCauley

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.36

    This book re-conceptualizes energy justice as a unifying agenda for scholars and practitioners working on the issues faced in the trilemna of energy security, poverty and climate change. McCauley argues that justice should be central to the rebalancing of the global energy system and also provides an assessment of the key injustices in our global... more...

  • The Politics of Palm Oil Harmby Hanneke Mol

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book examines the politics of harm in the context of palm oil production in Colombia, with a primary focus on the Pacific coast region. Globally, the palm oil industry is associated with practices that fit the most conventional definitions and perceptions of crime, but also crucially, forms of social and environmental harm that do not fit strictly... more...

  • Agile Energy Systemsby Woodrow W. Clark

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 180.00

    Agile Energy Systems: Global Distributed On-Site and Central Grid Power, Second Edition, offers new solutions to the structure of electricity provision made possible by new energy technologies. The book begins by showing how five precipitating forces led to the deregulation debacle in California, including major technological changes and commercialization,... more...

  • Putting the Genie Backby David Hone

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 14.00

    Climate change is one of the most pervasive yet least understood issues of our generation. This book explores the climate issue from its very beginnings through to the end of the 21st Century, looking in depth at the transition challenge we collectively face. more...

  • Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospectby Frank Fischer

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 36.99

    This book supports the case for environmental democracy, but argues that sustaining democratic practices will be difficult during the global climate turmoil ahead. more...

  • TIGER – Kommunikationskonzept Tiefe Geothermieby Anna Borg; Mathias Jürgen Bauer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 5.01

    Das vorliegende Kommunikationskonzept unterstützt Investoren, Betreiber und Institutionen bei der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit und Kommunikation für den Bereich Tiefe Geothermie und zeigt Wege auf, die Akzeptanz für das lokale Projekt zu fördern. Es geht auf den Auftrag des durch das Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi) geförderten Forschungsprojektes... more...

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, its Impact on Egyptian Agriculture and the Potential for Alleviating Water Scarcityby Youssef M. Hamada

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.56

    This book covers the entire Nile Basin and reflects the latest findings. It provides unique and cutting-edge insights into the region’s agriculture, water resources, governance, poverty, productivity, upstream-downstream linkages, innovations, future plans and their implications. Many international summits and conferences have declared that there... more...