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  1. International Trade and Climate Change Policies

    Edited by Duncan Brack

    Focusing on the likely impacts on trade of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, this book examines the actual and potential conflicts between whether liberalization of trade undermines the efforts of industrialised countries to mitigate climate change. It will be...

    Published December 1st 1999 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Communities

    The Potential for Eco-Neighbourhoods

    By Hugh Barton

    'This book re-addresses the concepts of neighbourhood and community in a refreshing and challenging way. It will be of immense benefit, not only to town planners but also to al those professional and voluntary groups and politicians who seek to create the new communities of tomorrow' From the...

    Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge

  3. Transforming Electricity

    The Coming Generation of Change

    By Walt Patterson

    This text reassesses the basic premises that have guided electricity development for more than a century in the light of new understanding, pressures and opportunities. It investigates the changes already in progress and those that may yet follow; their interactions and their implications for...

    Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge

  4. Trade Investment and the Environment

    By Halina Ward

    Edited by Duncan Brack

    Series: Trade and Environment Series

    A discussion on the future of trade, investment and the environment. It sets out the trade, investment and environment agenda in the run-up to the Millennium Round of trade negotiations. Topics covered include: building markets for sustainable trade; environmental regulation; finance and...

    Published October 1st 1999 by Routledge

  5. Science at EPA

    Information in the Regulatory Process

    By Mark R. Powell

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect public health and the environment, and it has traditionally emphasized its regulatory mission over its scientific mission. Yet for environmental policy to be credible with the public and policymakers, EPA's actions must have a sound...

    Published August 2nd 1999 by RFF Press

  6. Policies for Cleaner Technology

    A New Agenda for Government and Industry

    By Tony Clayton, Graham Spinardi, Robin Williams

    Clean technology does not just aim to dilute or detoxify industrial waste. It aims to eliminate it by re-engineering the entire production cycle. As industry is constrained by regulations on the one hand and consumer pressure on the other, energy-efficient, resource-efficient and pollution-free...

    Published July 1st 1999 by Routledge

  7. The Evolution of Hazardous Waste Programs

    By Katherine N. Probst, Thomas C. Beierle

    In most countries, the development of environmental programs follows a similar pattern. Early efforts concentrate on direct threats to public health, such as contaminated drinking water and air pollution. Only after these problems are addressed does the need to improve day-to-day management of...

    Published June 2nd 1999 by RFF Press

  8. Dinosaurs or Dynamos

    The United Nations and the World Bank at the Turn of the Century

    By Helge Ole Bergesen, Leiv Lunde

    Explores how much and what the World Bank and the United Nations can really be expected to achieve. The text begins with a detailed account of the evolution of the two organizations as multilateral development institutions and then focuses on the functions that the World Bank and the UN carry out,...

    Published June 1st 1999 by Routledge

  9. Environmental Democracy

    A Contextual Approach

    By Michael Mason

    Through a wide range of case studies, Mason reveals just how sensitive we all must be to styles of power, vulnerability and resilience in any democratic transition to sustainability. This is a fine book.' Timothy O'Riordan, Professor of Environmental Science, University of East Anglia, and...

    Published June 1st 1999 by Routledge

  10. Discounting and Intergenerational Equity

    By Paul R. Portney, John P. Weyant

    The full effects of decisions made today about many environmental policies -including climate change and nuclear waste- will not be felt for many years. For issues with long-term ramifications, analysts often employ discount rates to compare present and future costs and benefits. This is reasonable...

    Published May 3rd 1999 by Routledge