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  • Handbook of Environmental Protection and Enforcement

    Principles and Practice

    By Andrew Farmer

    Environmental Enforcement Authorities (EEAs), sometimes called Environmental Protection Agencies (EPAs), are the regulatory, monitoring and enforcement agencies of national, state/provincial and local governments worldwide responsible for implementing, monitoring and enforcing environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Democratizing Technology

    Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals

    By Anne Chapman

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current risk-based approach to technology. By exploring the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice

    By Agnieszka Jachec-Neale

    The concept that certain objects and persons may be legitimately attacked during armed conflicts has been well recognised and developed through the history of warfare. This book explores the relationship between international law and targeting practice in determining whether an object is a lawful…

    Paperback – 2016-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • The Politics of Industrial Agriculture

    By Tracey Clunies-Ross, Nicholas Hildyard

    In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Energy Policy in the Greenhouse

    From warming fate to warming limit

    By Florentin Krause, Wilfrid Bach, Jon Koomey

    The globe is warming and while no one knows what will happen as a result, it is clear that slowing the process is a necessary goal. Other studies have considered 'warming fates', this one brings sophisticated computer modeling to bear on ways of minimizing the risks.  Fossil carbon emissions,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Plantations Privatization Poverty and Power

    Changing Ownership and Management of State Forests

    By Michael Garforth, James Mayers

    Private sector delivery of state services is increasingly common worldwide, and state forest plantation management is no exception. Increasingly governments are transferring rights and responsibilities to the private sector for state-owned plantations. Some claim that this is the road to achieving…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • From Kyoto to the Town Hall

    Making International and National Climate Policy Work at the Local Level

    Edited by Lennart J. Lundqvist, Anders Biel

    International agreements such as the Kyoto Protocol, EU regulation and country-specific national climate policies offer some hope of addressing climate change. But all too often implementation of these high level objectives is derailed at the sub-national, local and - perhaps most important -…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the planet in the age of globalization

    By Hilary French

    The world is shrinking faster than ever. Goods, money, microbes, pollution, people and ideas are crossing boundaries ever more frequently. The implications for our future and for the health of the planet are profound. Vanishing Borders outlines the ecological challenges posed and then goes on to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Implementing the Climate Regime

    International Compliance

    By Olav Schram Stokke

    Edited by Jon Hovi, Geir Ulfstein

    Global warming is the most severe environmental challenge faced by humanity today and the costs of responding effectively will be high. While Russia's ratification of the Kyoto Protocol ensures the treaty's entry into force, lack of capacity, or incentives to renege on their commitments, will…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Trade, Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessment

    A Critical Look at Methods and Outcomes

    Edited by Paul Ekins, Tancrede Voituriez

    Trade liberalization, as promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), has become one of the dominant drivers and most controversial aspects of globalization. Trade sustainability impact assessments (SIAs) were introduced as a means of generating better understanding especially of the social and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Transborder Governance of Forests, Rivers and Seas

    Edited by Wil de Jong, Denyse Snelder, Noboru Ishikawa

    Natural resources often stretch across borders that separate modern nation states. This can create conflict and limit opportunities for regulated consumption of their goods and services, but also provide opportunities for joint multinational efforts that exceed single country capabilities. This…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

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