E-books: Environmental Policy

  • Displacement, Development, and Climate Change: International organizations moving beyond their mandates book cover

    Displacement, Development, and Climate Change

    International organizations moving beyond their mandates, 1st Edition

    By Nina Hall

    This book focuses on one critical challenge: climate change. Climate change is predicted to lead to an increased intensity and frequency of natural disasters. An increase in extreme weather events, global temperatures and higher sea levels may lead to displacement and migration, and will affect…

    eBook – 2016-03-22
    Global Institutions

  • Governing Europe's Marine Environment: Europeanization of Regional Seas or Regionalization of EU Policies? book cover

    Governing Europe's Marine Environment

    Europeanization of Regional Seas or Regionalization of EU Policies?, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gilek

    Edited by Kristine Kern

    Governing Europe's Marine Environment is a coherent up-to-date multidisciplinary analysis of current approaches and challenges to the sustainable governance of Europe's marine environment. Structured in three parts, Part 1 outlines general theoretical ideas about governance, governing, and…

    eBook – 2016-03-03
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • The Social Construction of Climate Change: Power, Knowledge, Norms, Discourses book cover

    The Social Construction of Climate Change

    Power, Knowledge, Norms, Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary E. Pettenger

    Individuals, international organizations and states are calling for the world to confront climate change. Efforts such as the Kyoto Protocol have produced intractable disputes and are deemed inadequate. This volume adopts two constructivist perspectives - norm-centred and discourse - to explore the…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics: Comparative and International Perspectives book cover

    Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics

    Comparative and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Selin

    Edited by Miranda A. Schreurs

    Environmental and energy policies have become increasingly significant in European and North American politics. This fascinating book uses a wide range of case studies that embrace climate change, product standards, chemical regulations, renewable energy policies, food safety and…

    eBook – 2016-02-24
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Global Bioethics: An introduction book cover

    Global Bioethics

    An introduction, 1st Edition

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    eBook – 2016-02-10

  • The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development book cover

    The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    1st Edition

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Sustainable Urban Energy Policy: Heat and the city book cover

    Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the city, 1st Edition

    By David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey, Mark Winskel

    Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major…

    eBook – 2015-12-14
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • EU Environmental Policy: Its journey to centre stage book cover

    EU Environmental Policy

    Its journey to centre stage, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Haigh

    At a time when Europeans across the continent are focused on the EU's future direction, this book provides an important contribution to the current debate. Created for reasons quite unconnected with the environment, the EU has been given a compelling new justification by the success of its…

    eBook – 2015-12-14

  • Remaking Participation: Science, Environment and Emergent Publics book cover

    Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues such as climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms and smart technologies – have led to a rapid rise in new forms of public participation and citizen engagement. While most existing approaches…

    eBook – 2015-11-02

  • Climate Risk and Resilience in China book cover

    Climate Risk and Resilience in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Nadin, Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Xu Yinlong

    China has been subject to floods, droughts and heat waves for millennia; these hazards are not new. What is new is how rapidly climate risks are changing for different groups of people and sectors. This is due to the unprecedented rates of socio-economic development, migration, land-use change,…

    eBook – 2015-10-14

  • EU Climate Policy Explained book cover

    EU Climate Policy Explained

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jos Delbeke, Peter Vis

    The EU has been the region of the world where the most climate policies have been implemented, and where practical policy experimentation in the field of the environment and climate change has been taking place at a rapid pace over the last twenty-five years. This has led to considerable success in…

    eBook – 2015-10-05

  • Environmental Ethics and Film book cover

    Environmental Ethics and Film

    1st Edition

    By Pat Brereton

    Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a…

    eBook – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

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