E-books: Environmental Policy

  • Trade Unions in the Green Economy: Working for the Environment book cover

    Trade Unions in the Green Economy

    Working for the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nora Räthzel, David Uzzell

    Combating climate change will increasingly impact on production industries and the workers they employ as production changes and consumption is targeted. Yet research has largely ignored labour and its responses. This book brings together sociologists, psychologists, political scientists,…

    eBook – 2012-12-12

  • Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains: Improving Food Security book cover

    Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains

    Improving Food Security, 1st Edition

    By John Williams

    Why have food crises seemingly become more frequent in recent years, compared to the last few decades? This book examines an array of different issues and distortions that are causing food supply chain dysfunction in many countries, particularly for staple non-perishable foods such as grains,…

    eBook – 2012-07-26
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Renewable Energy Policy and Politics: A handbook for decision-making book cover

    Renewable Energy Policy and Politics

    A handbook for decision-making, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl Mallon

    Understanding why renewable energy policies succeed and fail is essential for a range of stakeholders in the energy and environmental sectors. Clear information on why and how to secure successful renewable energy markets is much needed. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics meets that need,…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • The Zeronauts: Breaking the Sustainability Barrier book cover

    The Zeronauts

    Breaking the Sustainability Barrier, 1st Edition

    By John Elkington

    A world of 9 billion people by mid-century will demand fundamental changes in our mindsets, behaviors, cultures, and overarching paradigm. Just as our species broke the Sound Barrier during the 1940s and 1950s, a new breed of innovator, entrepreneur, and investor is lining up to break the…

    eBook – 2012-05-31

  • The Global Economics of Forestry book cover

    The Global Economics of Forestry

    1st Edition

    By William F. Hyde

    This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Renewable Energy: A Global Review of Technologies, Policies and Markets book cover

    Renewable Energy

    A Global Review of Technologies, Policies and Markets, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Assmann

    'offers knowledge and inspiration to promote renewable energy in developing and industrialized countries' Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of UNEP From technology to financing issues, Renewable Energy offers a comprehensive and authoritative review of the determining factors that drive…

    eBook – 2012-05-16

  • Keeping the Lights On: Towards Sustainable Electricity book cover

    Keeping the Lights On

    Towards Sustainable Electricity, 1st Edition

    By Walt Patterson

    �This is such a timely book. Combining extraordinary historical insight with the sharpest analysis of where we are now, Walt Patterson carves out the most applied and practical of 'road maps' as to where we need to go if we are to deliver a genuinely sustainable electricity system for the future.…

    eBook – 2012-05-16

  • Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation book cover

    Climate Change Mitigation and Development Cooperation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tomoyo Toyota, Ryo Fujikura

    This is a companion book to Earthscan’s 2010 book Climate Change Adaptation and International Development. This book consists of summarised case studies looking at climate change mitigation specifically in Asia, the region producing the most greenhouse gas emissions. It examines international…

    eBook – 2012-04-27
    Earthscan Climate

  • The Custodians of Biodiversity: Sharing Access to and Benefits of Genetic Resources book cover

    The Custodians of Biodiversity

    Sharing Access to and Benefits of Genetic Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Ruiz, Ronnie Vernooy

    Globally, local and indigenous approaches to conserving biodiversity, crop improvement, and managing precious natural resources are under threat. Many communities have to deal with 'biopiracy,' for example. As well, existing laws are usually unsuitable for protecting indigenous and traditional…

    eBook – 2012-03-15

  • Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan: Response and Recovery after Japan's 3/11 book cover

    Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan

    Response and Recovery after Japan's 3/11, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan plunged the country into a state of crisis. As the nation struggled to recover from a record breaking magnitude 9 earthquake and a tsunami that was as high as thirty-eight meters in some places, news trickled out that Fukushima had experienced…

    eBook – 2012-03-12
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Taming the Anarchy: Groundwater Governance in South Asia book cover

    Taming the Anarchy

    Groundwater Governance in South Asia, 1st Edition

    By Tushaar Shah

    In 1947, British India-the part of South Asia that is today's India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh-emerged from the colonial era with the world's largest centrally managed canal irrigation infrastructure. However, as vividly illustrated by Tushaar Shah, the orderly irrigation economy that saved millions…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

  • Powering the Green Economy: The Feed-in Tariff Handbook book cover

    Powering the Green Economy

    The Feed-in Tariff Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Mendonca

    Effective policy is vital for creating greener economies, new jobs and industries, for securing energy supplies and for protecting the climate and environment. As renewable energy is fundamental to achieving all of these objectives, it too needs the best possible policy to drive it. Feed-in tariffs…

    eBook – 2009-12-01

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