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  1. International Support for Domestic Climate Policies in Developing Countries

    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...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Integrating Climate Change Actions into Local Development

    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...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Environment and Trade

    A Guide to WTO Jurisprudence

    By Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Daniel Magraw, Maria Julia Oliva, Elisabeth Tuerk, Marcos Orellana

    International trade rules have significant impacts on environmental law and policy, at the domestic, regional and global levels. At the World Trade Organization (WTO), dispute settlement tribunals are increasingly called to decide on environment- and health-related questions. Can governments treat...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. National Allocation Plans in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

    Lessons and Implications for Phase II

    By Michael Grubb, Regina Betz, Karsten Neuhoff

    Series: Climate Policy Series

    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...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Development Policy as a Way to Manage Climate Change Risks

    Edited by Bert Metz, M Kok J T

    The integration of development and climate objectives is increasingly recognized as significant in research and policy making. In practice, some development aims, such as poverty alleviation, enhancing energy security and access or improving health, also have potential climate benefits. The...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Concept of Military Objectives in International Law and Targeting Practice

    By Agnieszka Jachec-Neale

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    The concept that certain objects and persons may be legitimately attacked during armed conflicts has been well recognised and developed through the history of warfare. This book explores the relationship between international law and targeting practice in determining whether an object is a lawful...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Global Politics of Pesticides

    Forging consensus from conflicting interests

    By Peter Hough

    The Global Politics of Pesticides explores the varied, and often conflicting, interests involved in the formulation of international policies on chemical pesticide manufacture and use in each of the main areas of environmental pollution, trade, development, public health, food security,...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Civil Society and the Aid Industry

    Edited by Alison Van Rooy

    'This book is valuable for and beyond the international development industry. It deftly leads a non-specialist through the maze of ideas and arguments plaguing the concept of civil society, and critically examines how and what happens, when the international aid system tries to turn confusing and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Reforming International Institutions

    Another World is Possible

    By UBUNTU Forum Secretariat

    There is now considerable unanimity that international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization (WTO), Bretton Woods Institutions and the international economic architecture need to be reformed in order to achieve greater democratic governance to tackle the myriad of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Yearbook of International Cooperation on Environment and Development 1998-99

    Edited by Helge Ole Bergesen, Georg Parmann, Oystein B. Thommessen

    This eighth annual edition analyzes the international community's position on specific environment and development problems, the main obstacles to effective international solutions, and how to overcome them. It assesses both the achievements and shortcomings of co-operation, distinguishing between...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge