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  • Petroleum Company Operations and Agreements in the Developing Countries

    By Raymond F. Mikesell

    Originally published in 1984, this study focuses on petroleum agreements between non-OPEC LDCs with oil-importing LDCs and how issues such as high oil prices affect each country. The information presented in this study was drawn from interviews with petroleum officials in petroleum companies,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    Structures of desire

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • The Precautionary Principle in Marine Environmental Law

    With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels

    By Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

    The book examines whether the jurisdiction of coastal States under international law can be extended to include powers of intervention towards vessels posing a significant risk to their coastal and marine environment, but which have not yet been involved in any incident or accident. The books sets…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Complexity and Creative Capacity

    Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems

    By Kelly Chapman

    Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then, complexity theory has become one of the fastest growing topics in both the natural and social sciences, and touted as a revolutionary way of understanding the behaviour of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • High Energy Costs

    Uneven, Unfair, Unavoidable?

    By Hans H. Landsberg, Joseph M. Dukert

    High energy prices affect nearly the whole of the American population, arguably affecting some consumer groups more than others. Although originally published in 1981, the issues explored in this study such as who is affected most by energy price increases, regional differences and what can or…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jenn Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • High Energy Costs

    Assessing the Burden

    Edited by Hans H. Landsberg

    The two major concerns in the energy policy debate relate to economic efficiency and whether the price should indicate to each consumer the true cost to the economy of using more energy, and the second is that of economic equity where it is argued that energy is a basic necessity for survival and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Policies for Environmental Protection

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    Originally published in 1990, this study tracks the issues, progress and problems in environmental issues in the United States from the 1980’s. Improvements in air and water quality as well as regulation of hazardous waste and toxic substances has led to new policies such as the Superfund Act and a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and decision-making within…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge

  • The Environment, Climate Change, and Governance in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    This four volume collection of selected works examines the political, social and economic aspects of the interaction between Chinese society and the natural environment from past to present as well as future challenges. Volume 1 and 2 are dedicated to China’s environmental history and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Rethinking the Federal Lands

    Edited by Sterling Brubaker

    The federal government is by far the largest landowner in the United States. It is somewhat of an anomaly for the federal government to hold vast acreages of land in an economy where the prevailing ideology favours private ownership. The Reagan administration’s (1981-1989) proposal to increase…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • State Mineral Enterprises

    An Investigation into their Impact on International Mineral Markets

    By Marian Radetzki

    State ownership in mineral industries has increased massively from the 1950’s affecting the world mineral sector greatly. Originally published in 1985, this study analyses the effects this had on the international market covering topics such as state takeovers of mineral firms, price stabilisation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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