E-books: Environmental Policy

  • Fostering Community Resilience: Homeland Security and Hurricane Katrina book cover

    Fostering Community Resilience

    Homeland Security and Hurricane Katrina, 1st Edition

    By Tom Lansford, Jack Covarrubias, Justin Miller

    Using the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a case study, this book focuses on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and develops the concept of resilience and how it applies to Homeland Security in the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit the United States. Through the lens of the national…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Homeland Security

  • Global Energy Governance in a Multipolar World book cover

    Global Energy Governance in a Multipolar World

    1st Edition

    By Dries Lesage, Thijs Van de Graaf

    Multipolar governance permits a number of important states to have significantly more economic and political clout than others, but among them there is hardly any hierarchy. The new energy challenge, with its intricate socio-economic, ecological and international-political considerations, is a…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Design for Sustainability: A Practical Approach book cover

    Design for Sustainability

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Tracy Bhamra, Vicky Lofthouse

    Design for Sustainability is a practical approach to design which focuses on the challenges and issues faced by those designing consumer products in the 21st Century. It is written from a design perspective and aimed at both professional and student industrial and product designers, and those…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • EU Emissions Trading: Initiation, Decision-making and Implementation book cover

    EU Emissions Trading

    Initiation, Decision-making and Implementation, 1st Edition

    By Jon Birger Skjærseth, Jørgen Wettestad

    The EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) has been characterized as one of the most far-reaching and radical environmental policies for many years. Given the EU's earlier resistance to this market-based and US-flavoured programme, the development and implementation of the EU ETS has been rapid. This…

    eBook – 2016-04-22

  • Russian Renewable Energy: The Potential for International Cooperation book cover

    Russian Renewable Energy

    The Potential for International Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Indra Øverland, Heidi Kjærnet

    What is Russia's potential as a partner in the global race towards a low-carbon economy? This book provides a balanced analysis of Russia's impressive, understudied and sometimes surprising strengths in the renewable energy sector. The work is a first of its kind, exploring the significant…

    eBook – 2016-04-15

  • Green Outcomes in the Real World: Global Forces, Local Circumstances, and Sustainable Solutions book cover

    Green Outcomes in the Real World

    Global Forces, Local Circumstances, and Sustainable Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Peter McManners

    Over the last three decades the world economy has grown strongly on the back of 'globalization' supported by the policies of free-trade, open markets and privatisation. Support has also grown for the concept of 'sustainability', meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of…

    eBook – 2016-04-15

  • A Future Beyond Growth: Towards a steady state economy book cover

    A Future Beyond Growth

    Towards a steady state economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haydn Washington, Paul Twomey

    There is a fundamental denial at the centre of why we have an environmental crisis – a denial that ignores that endless physical growth on a finite planet is impossible. Nature provides the ecosystem services that support our civilisation, thus making humanity unavoidably dependent upon it. However…

    eBook – 2016-04-14

  • Cities on a Finite Planet: Towards transformative responses to climate change book cover

    Cities on a Finite Planet

    Towards transformative responses to climate change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheridan Bartlett, David Satterthwaite

    Cities on a Finite Planet: Transformative responses to climate change shows how cities can combine high quality living conditions, resilience to climate change, disaster risk reduction and contributions to mitigation/low carbon development. It also covers the current and potential contribution of…

    eBook – 2016-04-14

  • The Energy Security Dilemma: US Policy and Practice book cover

    The Energy Security Dilemma

    US Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By David Bernell, Christopher A. Simon

    This book analyzes the energy security of the United States – its ability to obtain reliable, affordable, and sufficient supplies of energy while meeting the goals of achieving environmental sustainability and protecting national security. The economic and national security of the United States is…

    eBook – 2016-04-14

  • Rediscovering Sustainability: Economics of the Finite Earth book cover

    Rediscovering Sustainability

    Economics of the Finite Earth, 1st Edition

    By A.R.G. Heesterman

    Drawing on historical and current data, this thought-provoking book summarises the pathways to the present predicament and maps out strategies to develop financial and economic systems for a sustainable world. The content is arranged in three parts addressing 'Stylised Market Equilibrium', 'The…

    eBook – 2016-04-08

  • The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and an agenda for action book cover

    The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus

    Challenges and an agenda for action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Dodds, Jamie Bartram

    Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy. Added to this is the growing threat of climate change which will have huge impacts on water and food availability. It is increasingly…

    eBook – 2016-03-31
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Power Plays: Enriched Uranium and Homeland Security book cover

    Power Plays

    Enriched Uranium and Homeland Security, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Hubbard

    A comprehensive exploration of how national and state security policy is effected by the production, storage, transportation, safeguarding, export and use of enriched uranium - and, by extension, plutonium. A wide range of geopolitical, security and technical issues are examined, as are the…

    eBook – 2016-03-23
    Homeland Security

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