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  • The Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation

    1st Edition

    By Ann Crabb, Pieter Leroy

    Policy evaluation is an important and well-established part of the policy process, facilitating and feeding back to promote the ongoing effectiveness of policies that have been implemented or anticipating policies in the making. Environmental policy is a special case, presenting new complexities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26

  • Energy 2050

    Making the Transition to a Secure Low-Carbon Energy System, 1st Edition

    By Jim Skea, Paul Ekins, Mark Winskel

    The United Kingdom is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least eighty per cent by 2050, a target that will only be achieved by transforming the way that energy is supplied and used. At the same time there are anxieties about the security of energy provision in terms…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26

  • Renewable Energy and the Public

    From NIMBY to Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Devine-Wright

    Throughout the world, the threat of climate change is pressing governments to accelerate the deployment of technologies to generate low carbon electricity or heat. But this is frequently leading to controversy, as energy and planning policies are revised to support new energy sources or…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26

  • Trade, Health and the Environment

    The European Union Put to the Test, 1st Edition

    By Marjolein van Asselt, Michelle Everson, Ellen Vos

    The trade conflicts that the EU has faced within the EU or WTO context demonstrate that the question of how to balance trade and other societal values in situations of uncertainty has not been solved by the regulatory model evolved by the EU in the aftermath of the BSE crisis – one which privileges…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective, 1st Edition

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Earthscan Oceans

  • International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karstan Neuhoff

    This volume examines how international cooperation can support implementation of domestic climate policies in developing countries. Six case studies explore the domestic drivers and barriers for policies with climate (co-)benefits in developing countries and show that international support can help…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Livia Bizikova, John Robinson, Stewart Cohen

    To date, climate change adaptation and mitigation have been treated separately both in research and in the climate negotiations. However, a growing body of literature is now being developed that points to actual and potential synergies and trade-offs between responses to climate change and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04

  • National Allocation Plans in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    Lessons and Implications for Phase II, 1st Edition

    By Michael Grubb, Regina Betz, Karsten Neuhoff

    The EU emissions trading scheme is the largest emissions control scheme in the world, capping almost half of European CO2 emissions. As the scheme emerges from its pilot phase, this special issue of Climate Policy journal analyses the lessons learned from the last two years and their implications…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Climate Policy Series

  • Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Management

    Policy and Performance for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lin Crase, Vasant P. Gandhi

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Influenza and Public Health

    Learning from Past Pandemics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Giles-Vernick, Susan Craddock

    Major influenza pandemics pose a constant threat. As evidenced by recent H5N1 avian flu and novel H1N1, influenza outbreaks can come in close succession, yet differ in their transmission and impact. With accelerated levels of commercial and population mobility, new forms of flu virus can also…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Foresight in Action

    Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marjolein van Asselt, Susan van 't Klooster

    Assessing the future is vital in informing public policy decisions. One of the most widespread approaches is the development of scenarios, which are alternative hypothetical futures. Research has indicated, however, that the reality of how professionals go about employing scenarios is often starkly…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Don't Worry (It's Safe to Eat)

    The True Story of GM Food, BSE and Foot and Mouth, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Rowell

    An investigation of science, politics and our food production system, this text exposes the bogus science, political interference and flawed policies that threaten our food supply. The author tells the story of BSE, revealing how top scientists have been muzzled and how the epidemic continues. Then…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

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