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  1. Post-Kyoto Climate Governance

    Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge

    By Asim Zia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the midst of human-induced global climate change, powerful industrialized nations and rapidly industrializing nations are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Even if we arrive at a Hubbert’s peak for oil extraction in the 21st century, the availability of technologically recoverable coal...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question...

    Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Commodities Markets and Emissions Trading

    Towards a Low-Carbon Future

    By Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez

    Market-based solutions to environmental problems offer great promise, but require complex public policies that take into account the many institutional factors necessary for the market to work and that guard against the social forces that can derail good public policies. Using insights about...

    Published December 19th 2012 by RFF Press

  4. Crisis of Global Sustainability

    By Tapio Kanninen

    Series: Global Institutions

    This concise and informative text provides a critical history of the concept of sustainability and the various institutional measures taken to promote, implement and enforce sustainable development, proposing new organizational solutions to deal with the crisis of sustainability. Crisis of Global...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulation

    The Perspective of State Regulators

    By Michelle C. Pautz, Sara R. Rinfret

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    When we think about environmental policy and regulation in the U.S., our attention invariably falls on the federal level and, more specifically, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Although such a focus is understandable, it neglects the actors most responsible for the implementation...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation

    By Tim Magee

    The world's poor will be the most critically affected by a changing climate—and yet their current plight isn't improving rapidly enough to fulfill the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. If experienced development organizations are finding it difficult to solve decades-old development problems, how...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Security

    Approaches and Issues

    Edited by Rita Floyd, Richard Matthew

    Economic development, population growth and poor resource management have combined to alter the planet’s natural environment in dramatic and alarming ways. For over twenty years, considerable research and debate have focused on clarifying or disputing linkages between various forms of environmental...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countries

    By Gabriele Spilker

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Global Movement

    Edited by Ruth Reitan

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critical research and theorizing on the Anti- or Alter-Globalization Movement has exploded over the last two decades. This volume provides a platform for scholar-activists themselves to share insights from engaged research and to critically reflect on movement histories and internal dynamics. It...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Movements and Waste Infrastructure

    Edited by Christopher Rootes, Liam Leonard

    As rates of consumption grow, the problem of waste management has increased significantly. National and local waste authorities seek to manage such problems through the implementation of state regulation and construction of waste infrastructure, including landfills and incinerators. These, however,...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge