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  • From Kyoto to the Town Hall

    Making International and National Climate Policy Work at the Local Level, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-10-28

  • Population and Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    Population and Strategies for National Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Gayl D Ness, Meghan V Golay

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Health and Population Set

  • Forward Drive

    The Race to Build the Clean Car of the Future, 1st Edition

    By Jim Motavalli

    This comprehensive account of the past, present and future of the automobile examines the key trends, key technologies and key players involved in the race to develop clean, environmentally friendly vehicles that are affordable and that do not compromise on safety or design. Undertaking a rigorous…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

  • Plantations Privatization Poverty and Power

    Changing Ownership and Management of State Forests, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-10-19
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Politics of Decentralization

    Forests, Power and People, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-26
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Implementing the Climate Regime

    International Compliance, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-26

  • Trade, Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessment

    A Critical Look at Methods and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    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

  • Transborder Governance of Forests, Rivers and Seas

    1st Edition

    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

  • Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Six volume set, 1st Edition

    By Carl Bruch, David Jensen, Mikiyasu Nakayama, Jon Unruh

    Post-conflict peacebuilding efforts can fail if they do not pay sufficient attention to natural resources. Natural resources – diamonds, oil, and minerals – are frequently at the heart of historic grievances, and have caused or funded at least eighteen conflicts since 1990. The same…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Technology Transfer for the Ozone Layer

    Lessons for Climate Change, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-08

  • Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard

    1st Edition

    Edited by Boris Porfiriev

    The current policy for climate change prioritises mitigation over adaptation. The collected papers of Climate Change as Environmental and Economic Hazard argue that although efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are still vital, the new policy paradigm should shift the priority to adaptation,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Environmental Hazards Series

  • Transport Policy and the Environment

    Six case studies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-06-01
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

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