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  1. From Environmental Action to Ecoterrorism?

    From Environmental Action to Ecoterrorism?

    Gerald Nagtzaam
    This book scrutinizes the growth of the ‘eco-terrorism’ movement operating on a global scale, focusing on the main groups and their more radical offshoots, both historically and those currently active. These include Earth First!, the Earth Liberation Front, the Animal Liberation Front and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. It critically examines how these groups form and how they have evolved, their key personnel, their strategies and tactics, principles, motivating philosophies and attitudes to violence. Specifically, the book seeks to understand whether such groups inevitably evolve from activists to militants to terrorists, as the literature suggests. Lastly, it considers the future of such groups, asking whether they will become more prominent as more people become ecologically aware and as global environmental conditions deteriorate, or whether such groups have peaked as a force for environmental change. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  2. The Concept of Climate Migration

    The Concept of Climate Migration

    Benoît Mayer
    This timely book offers a unique interdisciplinary inquiry into the prospects of different political narratives on climate migration. It identifies the essential angles on climate migration – the humanitarian narrative, the migration narrative and the climate change narrative – and assesses their prospects. The author contends that although such arguments will influence global governance, they will not necessarily achieve what advocates hope for. He discusses how the weaknesses of the concept of ‘climate migration’ are likely to be utilized in favour of repressive policies against migration or for the defence of industrial nations against perceived threats from the Third World. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  3. The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development

    The Economics of Climate-Resilient Development

    Edited by Sam Fankhauser, Thomas K.J. McDermott
    Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most affected. This timely and unique book takes an integrated look at the twin challenges of climate change and development. The book treats adaptation to climate change as an issue of climate-resilient development, rather than as a bespoke set of activities (flood defences, drought plans, and so on), combining climate and development challenges into a single strategy. It asks how the standard approaches to development need to change, and what socio-economic trends and urbanisation mean for the vulnerability of developing countries to climate risks. Combining conceptual thinking with practical policy prescriptions and experience the contributors argue that, to address these questions, climate risk has to be embedded fully into wider development strategies Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 138.00   Web: $ 124.20
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  4. Linking EU Climate and Energy Policies

    Linking EU Climate and Energy Policies

    Jon Birger Skjærseth, Per Ove Eikeland, Lars H. Gulbrandsen, Torbjørg Jevnaker
    Based on an innovative theoretical framework combining theories of EU policy making, negotiation and implementation, this comprehensive book examines EU climate and energy policies from the early 1990s until the adoption of new policies for 2030. The authors investigate how the linking of climate and energy concerns in policy packages has facilitated agreement among EU leaders with very different policy ambitions. Employing in-depth studies from a diverse range of energy-economic countries, the book also explores the impact of the implementation of policies on the climate and energy policy framework and the Energy Union initiative. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 131.00   Web: $ 117.90
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 40.00   Web: $ 32.00
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  5. Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers, Forest Conservation and Climate Change

    Silvia Irawan, Luca Tacconi
    Intergovernmental fiscal transfers (IFTs) are an innovative way to create incentives for local public actors to support conservation. This book contributes to the debate about how to conserve tropical forests by implementing mechanisms for reducing deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). With Indonesia as a case study, the authors adopt an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on political science, economics, and public policy. They consider the theoretical justification, as well as the wider political and administrative context for developing the design of IFTs for conservation. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  6. The Domestic Politics of Global Climate Change

    The Domestic Politics of Global Climate Change

    Edited by Guri Bang, Arild Underdal, Steinar Andresen
    Why are some countries more willing and able than others to engage in climate change mitigation? The Domestic Politics of Global Climate Change compiles insights from experts in comparative politics and international relations to describe and explain climate policy trajectories of seven key actors: Brazil, China, the European Union, India, Japan, Russia, and the United States. Using a common conceptual framework, the authors find that ambitious climate policy change is limited by stable material parameters and that governmental supply of mitigation policies meet (or even exceed) societal demand in most cases. Given the important roles that the seven actors play in addressing global climate change, the book’s in-depth comparative analysis will help readers assess the prospects for a new and more effective international climate agreement for 2020 and beyond. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  7. Innovation under Uncertainty

    Innovation under Uncertainty

    Edited by Valentina Bosetti, Michela Catenacci
    Innovation under Uncertainty presents original research and insights on innovation in carbon-free energy technologies. Valentina Bosetti and Michela Catenacci provide a complete and informative assessment of the current potentials and limits and offer a detailed analysis of what could, or should, be the drivers to support their success and large-scale diffusion. The results provided in this book offer important and concrete insights and recommendations concerning the development and the deployment of more efficient generation technologies, the demand for which will undoubtedly increase alongside the growing concern for environmental issues and global warming. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 122.00   Web: $ 109.80
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  8. The Climate Resilient Organization

    The Climate Resilient Organization

    Martina K. Linnenluecke, Andrew Griffiths
    Climate change has had a significant impact globally, predominantly for those vulnerable to its influence. The first book of its kind, The Climate Resilient Organization assesses the issues that have mounted for decision-makers in the field, whilst providing strategies to tackle them. With a particular focus on building climate-resilient pathways for private sector organisations, the expert authors offer practical tools and decision-making criteria for evaluating adaptation needs, costs and benefits. Split into two parts this book begins with an analysis of the subject on a global scale; it continues by translating the science surrounding it while presenting it in a manner suited to local decision-makers. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  9. Russia and the Politics of International Environmental Regimes

    Russia and the Politics of International Environmental Regimes

    Anna Korppoo, Nina Tynkkynen, Geir Hønneland
    Russia and the Politics of International Environmental Regimes examines the political relationship between Russia and other states in environmental matters. Based on detailed empirical analysis and data, including interviews and media sources, this groundbreaking book scrutinizes the dynamics of Russia’s participation in international environmental politics. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 109.00   Web: $ 98.10
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 29.95   Web: $ 23.96
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  10. Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilience

    Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilience

    Jeroen van der Heijden
    Cities, and the built environment more broadly, are key in the global response to climate change. This groundbreaking book seeks to understand what governance tools are best suited for achieving cities that are less harmful to the natural environment, are less dependent on finite resources, and can better withstand human-made hazards and climate risks. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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  11. Climate Change Mitigation, Technological Innovation and Adaptation

    Climate Change Mitigation, Technological Innovation and Adaptation

    Edited by Valentina Bosetti, Carlo Carraro, Emanuele Massetti, Massimo Tavoni
    This book presents a rigorous yet accessible treatment of the main topics in climate change policy using a large body of research generated using WITCH (World Induced Technical Change Hybrid), an innovative and path-breaking integrated assessment model. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  12. Choosing a Future

    Choosing a Future

    Edited by Anna Grear, Conor Gearty
    The issue is no longer whether climate change is happening; it is rather what we should now be doing about it. Drawing together key thinkers and policy experts, this unique volume – also a Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment - engages with the human dimensions of climate change, offering a timely intervention into contemporary debates about the challenging relationship between law and society in a time of climate crisis. The result is an imaginative, well-informed and provocative collection of contemporary engagements with the greatest challenge of the age, concerned not only to understand the current crisis but to offer perspectives on how it can be addressed. At the heart of this volume is the conviction that change is urgent, possible and morally imperative. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  13. Adaptation to Climate Change in Asia

    Adaptation to Climate Change in Asia

    Edited by Sushil Vachani, Jawed Usmani
    The frequency and scale of damage inflicted by climate-related disasters, including floods, drought, heat waves and hurricanes, has been increasing at an alarming rate. This volume provides a timely and thoughtful discussion of strategies for adaptation to climate change, which can complement mitigation strategies being developed by other experts throughout the world. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  14. The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance

    The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance

    Harro van Asselt
    Providing an in-depth examination of institutional fragmentation and regime interactions in global climate change governance, this unique book links the literature on institutional interactions and interplay management to the discussions on the fragmentation of international law. It contains the first comparison of different types of interactions and interaction management in the issue area of climate change, and addresses the important role of non-state actors. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 152.00   Web: $ 136.80
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  15. Global Environmental Governance, Technology and Politics

    Global Environmental Governance, Technology and Politics

    Victor Galaz
    We live on an increasingly human-dominated planet. Our impact on the Earth has become so huge that researchers now suggest that it merits its own geological epoch - the 'Anthropocene' - the age of humans. Combining theory development and case studies of 'planetary boundaries', emerging infectious diseases, financial markets and geoengineering, this groundbreaking book explores the 'Anthropocene Gap' otherwise known as society's current failure to address the most profound environmental challenges of our times. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 29.95   Web: $ 23.96
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  16. Justice for Future Generations

    Justice for Future Generations

    Peter Lawrence
    Peter Lawrence’s Justice for Future Generations breaks new ground by using a multidisciplinary approach to tackle the issue of what ethical obligations current generations have towards future generations in addressing the threat of climate change. This insightful book draws on contemporary theories of justice to develop a number of principles which are used to critique the existing global climate change treaties. These principles are also used as a blueprint for suggestions on how to develop a much-needed global treaty on climate change. The approach is pragmatic in that the justice–ethics argument rests on widely shared values and is informed by the author’s extensive experience in the negotiation of global environmental treaties as an Australian diplomat. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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  17. Polar Oceans Governance in an Era of Environmental Change

    Polar Oceans Governance in an Era of Environmental Change

    Edited by Tim Stephens, David L. VanderZwaag
    This timely book provides a cutting-edge assessment of how the dynamic ocean regions at the highest latitudes on Earth are being managed in an era of unprecedented environmental change. The Arctic and Southern Oceans are experiencing transformative environmental change as a result of climate change and ocean acidification. As areas of unparalleled environmental, cultural and scientific value, they are crucibles for testing how integrated, eco-systemic governance frameworks can be developed to meet and address volatile environmental, political and economic challenges. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  18. Carbon Pricing

    Carbon Pricing

    Edited by John Quiggin, David Adamson, Daniel Quiggin
    In 2012, Australia took the major step of introducing a carbon price, involving the creation of a system of emissions permits initially issued at a fixed price. Carbon Pricing brings together experts instrumental in the development, and operation, of Australia’s carbon policy who have played a significant role in the broader debate over climate change policy. Together they have achieved an in-depth analysis of Australia’s policy stance on pricing carbon and its implications for the wider economy. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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  19. Multilevel Environmental Governance

    Multilevel Environmental Governance

    Edited by Inger Weibust, James Meadowcroft
    The literature on Multi-level governance (MLG), an approach that explicitly looks at the system of the many interacting authority structures at work in the global political economy, has grown significantly over the last decade. The authors in this volume examine how multilevel governance (MLG) systems address climate change and water policy. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  20. Sustainable Urban Water Environment

    Sustainable Urban Water Environment

    Ashantha Goonetilleke, Tan Yigitcanlar, Godwin A. Ayoko, Prasanna Egodawatta
    This multi-disciplinary book provides practical solutions for safeguarding the sustainability of the urban water environment. Firstly, the importance of the urban water environment is highlighted and the major problems urban water bodies face and strategies to safeguard the water environment are explored. Secondly, the diversity of pollutants entering the water environment through stormwater runoff are discussed and modelling approaches for factoring in climate change and future urban and transport scenarios are proposed. Thirdly, by linking the concepts of sustainable urban ecosystems and sustainable urban and transport development, capabilities of two urban sustainability assessment models are demonstrated. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 138.00   Web: $ 124.20
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