Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Policy

  • A World Environment Organization: Solution or Threat for Effective International Environmental Governance? book cover

    A World Environment Organization

    Solution or Threat for Effective International Environmental Governance?

    By Frank Biermann

    Edited by Steffen Bauer

    In recent years, the debate on the establishment of a new international agency on environmental protection - a 'World Environment Organization' - has gained substantial momentum. Several countries, including France and Germany, as well as a number of leading experts and senior international civil…

    Hardback – 2005-01-18
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Urban Environmental Planning: Policies, Instruments and Methods in an International Perspective book cover

    Urban Environmental Planning

    Policies, Instruments and Methods in an International Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Gert de Roo

    Edited by Donald Miller

    Originally published in 1997, Urban Environmental Planning provides a groundbreaking overview of innovative methods and techniques for measuring and managing the environmental effects of urban land uses on other urban activities. Fully revised and updated, this second edition brings together a team…

    Hardback – 2004-12-28
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Advancing Sustainability at the Sub-National Level

    The Potential and Limitations of Planning

    Edited by Eran Feitelson

    Sustainability notions have been widely embraced by planners. However, the question of what can planners contribute to the advancement of such notions has not received much attention until now. This volume examines the potential contribution of planning to the advancement of sustainability at…

    Hardback – 2004-08-28
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Challenges of the New Water Policies for the XXI Century: Proceedings of the Seminar on Challenges of the New Water Policies for the 21st Century, Valencia, 29-31 October 2002 book cover

    Challenges of the New Water Policies for the XXI Century

    Proceedings of the Seminar on Challenges of the New Water Policies for the 21st Century, Valencia, 29-31 October 2002

    Edited by Enrique Cabrera, Ricardo Cobacho

    The concept of sustainable development appeared almost twenty years ago, adapting traditional policies to new circumstances, and promoting progress capable of satisfying the necessities of both present and future generations. It is widely believed that the need for a proper and…

    Hardback – 2004-06-23
    CRC Press

  • Plan-making for Sustainability

    The New Zealand Experience

    By Neil J. Ericksen, Philip R. Berke, Jennifer E. Dixon

    Around the introduction of Agenda 21 at Rio in 1991, some countries like the Netherlands and New Zealand were already leading the way with quite innovative approaches to environmental planning. Focusing on the New Zealand government's innovations in sustainable and environmental planning,…

    Hardback – 2004-04-13
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Environment and Resettlement Politics in China

    The Three Gorges Project

    By Gørild Heggelund

    The Three Gorges dam, currently being constructed on the Yantgze River in China, is controversial both inside and outside China, particularly because of the large number of people to be resettled (officially 1.2 million) and the environmental impacts. Using material previously unavailable in any…

    Hardback – 2004-03-28
    Routledge
    King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography

  • Towards Sustainable Cities

    East Asian, North American and European Perspectives on Managing Urban Regions

    By Peter J. Marcotullio

    Edited by André Sorensen

    While there has been much recent research into achieving sustainability in urban areas, most of this is specific to a particular region. This volume broadens these discussions by extending the analysis from North American and European cities to include East Asian cities. Many cities in Asia have…

    Hardback – 2004-03-28
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Change book cover

    Feeling the Heat

    Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Change

    By From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

    Edited by Jim Motavalli

    For an increasing number of people, global warming is not an academic and scientific debate, but a matter of survival. As the planet warms at a rate of four degrees Fahrenheit per century, violent storms are increasing in frequency, icebergs are melting, sea level is rising, species are losing…

    Paperback – 2004-03-17
    Routledge

  • International Environmental Justice: A North-South Dimension book cover

    International Environmental Justice

    A North-South Dimension

    By Ruchi Anand

    This important work satisfies the need for a thorough assessment of environmental justice concerns at the global level. Using three international environmental case studies, the book extends the theory of environmental justice, commonly used in domestic settings, to the international arena of…

    Hardback – 2004-01-28
    Routledge
    Ethics and Global Politics

  • Environmental Planning Handbook book cover

    Environmental Planning Handbook

    By Tom Daniels

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2003-11-01
    APA Planners Press

  • The Economics of Residential Solid Waste Management

    Edited by Thomas C. Kinnaman

    The market of municipal solid waste (MSW) collection and disposal has changed substantially over the past thirty years. This study will help guide both newcomers and past contributors through the fundamental aspects of policies designed to reduce the external costs of MSW collection, and the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-05
    Routledge
    The International Library of Environmental Economics and Policy

  • New Environmental Policy Instruments in the European Union

    Politics, Economics, and the Implementation of the Packaging Waste Directive

    By Ian Bailey

    The use of legislation by EU governments to define environmental standards for industry has been criticised for its poor track record in arresting the decline in the quality of Europe's environment. Environmental economists in particular have proposed that legislation should be supplemented or…

    Hardback – 2003-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

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