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  • Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment in the European Union

    The Espoo Convention and its Kiev Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Marsden, Timo Koivurova

    This book examines 'The Espoo Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context', which celebrates the twentieth anniversary of its adoption in 2011, and its 'Kiev Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment' which came into force in July 2010. In addition to…

    Hardback – 2011-08-01
    Routledge

  • Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

    A World Handbook for Cetacean Habitat Conservation and Planning, 2nd Edition

    By Erich Hoyt

    The first edition of the widely praised Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, published in 2005, led to numerous new marine protected area proposals and a number of notable conservation successes around the world. In this completely revised and expanded second edition, new…

    Paperback – 2011-07-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Repowering Communities

    Small-Scale Solutions for Large-Scale Energy Problems, 1st Edition

    By Prashant Vaze, Stephen Tindale

    Energy policy is at a crossroads. Attempts to meet targets for carbon emissions, energy security and affordable energy for vulnerable households are all on a trajectory to failure. Aggressive ambitions to roll out huge off-shore wind, nuclear and clean coal plants are proposed, but without any…

    Paperback – 2011-07-11
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Disaster

    Lessons on Risk, Response and Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Allen, Rachel A. Dowty Beech

    Disasters are the result of complex interactions between social and natural forces, acting at multiple scales from the individual and community to the organisational, national and international level. Effective disaster planning, response and recovery require an understanding of these interacting…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity

    A Planet in Peril, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ahmed Djoghlaf, Felix Dodds

    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity provides an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the threats presented to human security and well-being by the loss of ecosystems and biodiversity recently confirmed as one of the critical 'planetary boundaries' that has already been exceeded.…

    Paperback – 2011-04-22
    Routledge

  • Regulating Technology

    International Harmonization and Local Realities, 1st Edition

    By Patrick van Zwanenberg, Adrian Ely, Adrian Smith

    Examining the regulation of technologies, this book explores how the drive to harmonize regulatory policies across the world is at odds with the increasingly diverse local settings in which they are implemented. The authors use a 'framings' approach that starts with the concerns and experiences of…

    Paperback – 2011-04-05
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Politics of Asbestos

    Understandings of Risk, Disease and Protest, 1st Edition

    By Linda Waldman

    Around the world, asbestos-related diseases are on the increase. Meanwhile, in many newly-industrializing and developing countries, asbestos use continues unabated. This book, based on anthropological fieldwork in the UK, India and South Africa, explores people's understandings of their illness,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-18
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Global Corruption Report: Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Transparency International

    The global response to climate change will demand unprecedented international cooperation, deep economic transformation and resource transfers at a significant scale. Corruption threatens to jeopardise these efforts. Transparency International's Global Corruption Report: Climate Change is the…

    Paperback – 2011-03-18
    Routledge

  • America's Climate Problem

    The Way Forward, 1st Edition

    By Robert Repetto

    What America does – or fails to do – in the next few years to solve the problem of climate change will largely determine the fate of the earth and humanity for centuries to come. Despite the efforts by some states, local governments and individual citizens to respond, controversy still…

    Hardback – 2011-02-03
    Routledge

  • Not Here, Not There, Not Anywhere

    Politics, Social Movements, and the Disposal of Low-Level Radioactive Waste, 1st Edition

    By Daniel J. Sherman

    In 1979, provoked by the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, governors of states hosting disposal facilities for low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) refused to accept additional shipments. The resulting shortage of disposal sites for wastes spurred Congress to devolve responsibility for establishing…

    Paperback – 2011-01-31
    Routledge

  • RFF Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    1st Edition

    By Various

    For almost 60 years, RFF has pioneered the application of economics as a tool to develop more effective policy about the use and conservation of natural resources. It remains the world's premier institution for the study of environmental economics. This collection of eight books represents many of…

    Hardback – 2011-01-19
    Routledge
    The Resources for the Future Library Collection

  • RFF Energy Policy Set

    1st Edition

    By Various

    While media and public attention to energy issues tends to wax and wane, energy security and the environmental implications of energy use have always been a core component of RFF's research agenda. Key concerns include protecting the economy from price shocks and exploring the connections between…

    Hardback – 2011-01-19
    Routledge
    The Resources for the Future Library Collection

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