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  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Small Island States

    Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific, 1st Edition

    By Jon Barnett, John Campbell

    Small Island Developing States are often depicted as being among the most vulnerable of all places to the effects of climate change, and they are a cause celebre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Climate Change and India

    Development, Politics and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Navroz K. Dubash

    How do policymakers, businesses and civil society in India approach the challenge of climate change? What do they believe global climate negotiations will achieve and how? And how are Indian political and policy debates internalizing climate change? Relatively little is known globally about…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • International Climate Finance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Haites

    The book is the first to provide a complete overview of international climate finance. In the Copenhagen Accord of 2009, developed countries jointly committed to mobilize US$100 billion per year to address climate change in developing countries. The book presents the best information available…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Negotiations

    A Guide to Resolving Disputes and Facilitating Multilateral Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Sjöstedt, Ariel Macaspac Penetrante

    As the Kyoto Protocol limps along without the participation of the US and Australia, on-going climate negotiations are plagued by competing national and business interests that are creating stumbling blocks to success. Climate Change Negotiations: A Guide to Resolving Disputes and Facilitating…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Requiem for a Species

    1st Edition

    By Clive Hamilton

    This book does not set out once more to raise the alarm to encourage us to take radical measures to head off climate chaos. There have been any number of books and reports in recent years explaining just how dire the future looks and how little time we have left to act. This book is about why we…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

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