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  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-06-30 
    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 – 2016-06-01 
    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 – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Transport Policy and the Environment

    Six case studies

    Edited by Kenneth Button, Jean-Philippe Barde

    Transport, in particular the motor vehicle, is a major source of environmental disruption and, in the developed world, accounts for thirty percent of energy consumption. In most countries, transport policy is a major government concern, yet it is rare for decisions to be made outside a narrow…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • The Politics of Decentralization

    Forests, Power and People

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Doris Capistrano

    Decentralization is sweeping the world and having dramatic and far-reaching impacts on resource management and livelihoods, particularly in forestry. This book is the most up-to-date examination of the themes, experiences and lessons learned from decentralization worldwide. Drawing on research and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Technology Transfer for the Ozone Layer

    Lessons for Climate Change

    By Stephen O. Andersen, K. Madhava Sarma, Kristen N. Taddonio

    'Imagine the pride of earning the Nobel Prize for warning that CFCs were destroying the ozone layer. Then imagine that citizens, policymakers, and business executives heeded the warning and transformed markets to protect the earth. This book is the story of why we can all be optimistic about the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    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 – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions

    By John Handmer, Stephen Dovers

    Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

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