E-books: Environmental Policy

  • Ownership and Control of Oil: Explaining Policy Choices across Producing Countries book cover

    Ownership and Control of Oil

    Explaining Policy Choices across Producing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Bianca Sarbu

    Ownership and Control of Oil examines government decisions about how much control to exert over the petroleum industry, focusing on the role of National Oil Companies in the production of crude oil since the nationalizations in the 1970s. What are the motives for which some producing states opt…

    eBook – 2014-05-09

  • Evaluating Environment in International Development book cover

    Evaluating Environment in International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juha Uitto

    More than twenty years after the Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, both national and international actors in governmental and nongovernmental fields are still searching for insights into how sustainable development can be advanced and environmental concerns incorporated into the…

    eBook – 2014-04-24

  • Public Safety and Risk Assessment: Improving Decision Making book cover

    Public Safety and Risk Assessment

    Improving Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By David J. Ball, Laurence Ball-King

    This book aims to encourage a more reflective, multidisciplinary approach to public safety, and the 'reenfranchisement' of those affected by this new phenomenon. Over the past decade health and safety has become a major issue of public interest. There are countless stories of health and safety…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Culture, Politics and Climate Change: How Information Shapes our Common Future book cover

    Culture, Politics and Climate Change

    How Information Shapes our Common Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deserai A. Crow, Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an…

    eBook – 2014-03-21

  • The Food System book cover

    The Food System

    1st Edition

    By Geoff Tansey, Anthony Worsley

    Food is a massive industry and the many key players involved have very different interests. In wealthy nations those interests can range from corporate survival and maintaining profitability in a market with limited demand, to promoting a healthy diet and ensuring food safety. For the poor, the…

    eBook – 2014-03-18

  • The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster: Investigating the Myth and Reality book cover

    The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality, 1st Edition

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was…

    eBook – 2014-03-05

  • Living with Environmental Change: Waterworlds book cover

    Living with Environmental Change

    Waterworlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Cecilie Rubow

    Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people’s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about…

    eBook – 2014-03-05

  • Governing Marine Protected Areas: Resilience through Diversity book cover

    Governing Marine Protected Areas

    Resilience through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Peter J.S. Jones

    In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework…

    eBook – 2014-02-24
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Climate Change Adaptation Manual: Lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation Manual

    Lessons learned from European and other industrialised countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Prutsch, Torsten Grothmann, Sabine McCallum, Inke Schauser, Rob Swart

    Due to the lack of success in climate change mitigation efforts, the importance of adaptation is becoming more and more apparent and is now one of the main imperatives of international research and action. However, research on adaptation is mostly not directly applicable to adaptation policy or…

    eBook – 2014-02-24

  • Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities book cover

    Rethinking Invasion Ecologies from the Environmental Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jodi Frawley, Iain McCalman

    Research from a humanist perspective has much to offer in interrogating the social and cultural ramifications of invasion ecologies. The impossibility of securing national boundaries against accidental transfer and the unpredictable climatic changes of our time have introduced new dimensions and…

    eBook – 2014-02-24
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethics book cover

    Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Severine Deneulin

    The question of the meaning of progress and development is back on the political agenda. How to frame this discontent and search for new alternatives when either Marxism or liberalism no longer provides a satisfactory framework? This book introduces in an accessible way the capability approach,…

    eBook – 2014-02-03

  • Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Scaling it up book cover

    Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change

    Scaling it up, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Jessica Ayers, Hannah Reid, Saleemul Huq, Atiq Rahman

    As climate change adaptation rises up the international policy agenda, matched by increasing funds and frameworks for action, there are mounting questions over how to ensure the needs of vulnerable people on the ground are met. Community-based adaptation (CBA) is one growing proposal that argues…

    eBook – 2014-01-21

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