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  • RFF Policy and Governance Set

    1st Edition

    By Various

    RFF research on policy includes the evaluation of command-and-control and incentive-based policy instruments, the comparative analyses of different regulatory strategies in a variety of settings, and the performance of alternative policy instruments like voluntary measures. The fourteen books in…

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

  • Renewable Energy for Residential Heating and Cooling

    Policy Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Iea-Retd

    Heating and cooling represent significant energy loads around the world, with the associated high level of carbon emissions. Many countries have commitments in place to derive an increasing proportion of the energy they use for heating and cooling from renewable sources; some are seeing greater…

    Hardback – 2011-01-18

  • Environmental Health Hazards and Social Justice

    Geographical Perspectives on Race and Class Disparities, 1st Edition

    By Florence Margai

    This book provides geographic perspectives and approaches for use in assessing the distribution of environmental health hazards and disease outcomes among disadvantaged population groups. Estimates suggest that about forty per cent of the global burden of disease is attributable to exposures…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14

  • Rationality and Ritual

    Participation and Exclusion in Nuclear Decision-making, 2nd Edition

    By Brian Wynne

    In Rationality and Ritual, internationally renowned expert Brian Wynne offers a profound analysis of science and technology policymaking. By focusing on an episode of major importance in Britain's nuclear history – the Windscale Inquiry, a public hearing about the future of fuel reprocessing&…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Reality of Precaution

    Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan B. Wiener, Michael D. Rogers, James K. Hammitt, Peter H. Sand

    The 'Precautionary Principle' has sparked the central controversy over European and U.S. risk regulation. The Reality of Precaution is the most comprehensive study to go beyond precaution as an abstract principle and test its reality in practice. This groundbreaking resource combines detailed case…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08

  • Climate Change Adaptation and International Development

    Making Development Cooperation More Effective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Masato Kawanishi

    Climate change impacts upon the world's poorest most heavily. It is therefore essential that international development initiatives focus on improving the ability of developing countries to adapt to the effects of climate change. This book, a product of research by the JICA-RI (Research Institute of…

    Paperback – 2010-11-30
    Earthscan Climate

  • Assessing Vulnerability to Global Environmental Change

    Making Research Useful for Adaptation Decision Making and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Patt, Dagmar Schröter, Klein Richard J. T., Anne Cristina de la Vega-Leinert, Rik Leemans

    Assessing the vulnerability of human populations to global environmental change, particularly climate change, is now the main imperative of research and international action. However, much of the research into vulnerability is not designed to feed directly into decision making and policy, creating…

    Paperback – 2010-10-27

  • Renewable Energy - The Facts

    1st Edition

    By Walter Witzel, Dieter Seifried

    Interest in renewable energy has never been greater, but much uncertainty remains as to the role the various technologies will play in the transition to a low-carbon future. This book sets out the facts – how the technologies work, where and to what extent they are currently employed, and where the…

    Paperback – 2010-10-15

  • Putting a Price on Carbon in South Africa and Other Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Winkler, Marquard Andrew

    How should we be putting a price on carbon, particularly in developing countries? This volume takes up this contested issue and examines how different economic instruments might apply in developing countries, with a special focus on South Africa. The papers included address a variety of themes in…

    Hardback – 2010-10-05
    Climate Policy Series

  • How to Win Campaigns

    Communications for Change, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Rose

    How to Win Campaigns is a practical guide for creating and running successful campaigns. Written for the new campaigner and the experienced communicator alike, it explores what works (and what doesn't) and shows how to use principles and strategy in campaigning as a new form of public politics.…

    Paperback – 2010-09-29

  • Harnessing Renewable Energy in Electric Power Systems

    Theory, Practice, Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boaz Moselle, Jorge Padilla, Richard Schmalensee

    Reflecting its reliance on fossil fuels, the electric power industry produces the majority of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. The need for a revolution in the industry becomes further apparent given that 'decarbonization' means an increasing electrification of other sectors of the economy�in…

    Hardback – 2010-09-08

  • Personal Carbon Trading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yael Parag, Tina Fawcett

    Personal carbon trading is rapidly moving up the political agenda as recognition grows of its potential to address urgent issues of climate change and natural resource use. Under personal carbon trading schemes a carbon allowance would be allocated to each individual, to be used and traded in the…

    Hardback – 2010-09-03
    Climate Policy Series

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