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  • Earthscan Library Collection

    1st Edition

    By Various

    In the last two decades, environmental threats and the challenge of sustainability have moved to the very centre of political, business and, increasingly, personal agendas. The Earthscan Library Collection has been created to bring back into print the seminal texts in sustainability from the past&…

    Hardback – 2009-10-01

  • International Environmental Governance Set

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Together, these 18 volumes provide unparalleled coverage of the development of international environmental governance from the 1980's to today. In the last two decades, environmental threats and the challenge of sustainability have moved to the very centre of political, business and, increasingly…

    Hardback – 2009-10-01
    Earthscan Library Collection

  • Earth Summit II

    Outcomes and analysis, 1st Edition

    By Derek Osborn

    Edited by Tom Bigg

    In June 1997, heads of government and senior representatives from over 130 countries met in New York to consider what progress had been made since the first Earth Summit in 1992, and la decide upon priorities for the future. Earth Summit II presents the principal official documents agreed al the…

    Paperback – 2009-10-01

  • Creating a New Consensus on Population

    The Politics of Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights, and Women's Empowerment, 2nd Edition

    By Jyoti Shankar Singh, Jyoti Shankar Singh

    Population growth, reproductive health and reproductive rights are amongst the most pressing issues facing governments and the international community. Since the world's governments agreed for the first time on far-reaching and enlightened population policies at the 1994 International Conference on…

    Paperback – 2009-09-30

  • Uncertainty and Risk

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Bammer, Michael Smithson

    �This is a major, and deeply thoughtful, contribution to understanding uncertainty and risk. Our world and its unprecedented challenges need such ways of thinking! Much more than a set of contributions from different disciplines, this book leads you to explore your own way of perceiving your own…

    Paperback – 2009-07-16
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Environmental Policy Integration in Practice

    Shaping Institutions for Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mans Nilsson, Katarina Eckerberg

    Environmental values and concerns are meant to be reflected through environmental policy, which is then integrated into mainstream economic and social policy that serves to govern society and the economy in different sectors. Yet effective environmental policy integration has proved to be very…

    Paperback – 2009-07-16
    Earthscan Research Editions

  • Climate Change as a Security Risk

    1st Edition

    By Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

    Without resolute counteraction, climate change will overstretch many societies' adaptive capacities within the coming decades. This could result in destabilization and violence, jeopardizing national and international security to a new degree. However, climate change could also unite the…

    Paperback – 2009-04-16

  • Feed-in Tariffs

    Accelerating the Deployment of Renewable Energy, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Mendonça

    A feed-in tariff is a renewable energy law that obliges energy suppliers to buy electricity produced from renewable resources at a fixed price, usually over a fixed period - even from householders. These legal guarantees ensure investment security, and the support of all viable renewable energy…

    Paperback – 2009-04-02

  • Dictionary and Introduction to Global Environmental Governance

    2nd Edition

    By Richard E. Saunier, Richard A. Meganck

    This unique dictionary and introduction to Global Environmental Governance (GEG), written and compiled by two veterans of the international stage, provides a compilation of over 5500 terms, organizations and acronyms, drawn from hundreds of official sources. An introductory essay frames the major…

    Paperback – 2009-03-24

  • Climate Change and Aviation

    Issues, Challenges and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Gossling, Paul Upham

    'This is a timely, challenging and fascinating book on a topic of central importance to the success or otherwise of our climate change policies. It sets down a clear marker for what has to be done in the aviation sector.' Professor John Whitelegg, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Earthscan Climate

  • State of the World 2009

    Confronting Climate Change, 26th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The year 2009 will be pivotal for Earth's climate. As scientists warn that we have only a few years to reverse the rise in greenhouse gas emissions if we are to avoid abrupt and catastrophic climate change, the world community has agreed to finalize negotiations on a new climate agreement in…

    Paperback – 2009-01-27

  • Risk Management in Post-Trust Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    �A thought-provoking and invaluable book for anyone who cares about risk communication and management in the 21st century� Anna Jung, Director General, European Food Information Council �Professor Ragnar L�fstedt has once again produced a most interesting book on risk management and trust,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-16
    Earthscan Risk in Society

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