87 pages , Nordic Council of Ministers , 2013-05-01 This report reviews how the Nordic countries can develop a strategy for renewable energy that delivers efficiently on the two underlying policy objectives of climate change and energy security challenges. The overarching elements in the evaluation of existing polices and the policy recommendations that follows from the ...[Read More]
53 pages , diplom.de , 2014-05-13 In the age of global communication where it is possible to become abreast with environmental or socio-political trends from different countries across the world, Sweden and Germany are known as global leaders in different fields. Especially their role in the educational systems is discussed a lot. EU-countries pay much attention to the S...[Read More]
448 pages , MIT Press , 1993 Can environmental institutions be effective at bringing about a healthier environment? How? Institutions for the Earth takes a close look at the factors influencing organized responses to seven international environmental problems - oil pollution from tankers, acid rain in Europe, stratospheric ozone depletion, pollution of the North Sea and ...[Read More]
240 pages , Springer , 2014-07-22 A comprehensive analysis of how European development policy was shaped, this book explores the role of former colonial officials in shaping the policy agenda and explores this example of 'recycled empire.' Dimier argues that this post-colonial agenda only changed as a result of pressure from the OECD and World Bank in the 1980s and 1990s...[Read More]
184 pages , Earthscan / James & James , 2000-06 This third book in the Corporate Environmental Management series examines the sorts of strategies which companies can put into place to make their performance more consistent with the concept of sustainable development - taking into account the impacts of free trade and globalization. The book: Tackles the nature of the int...[Read More]
280 pages , Palgrave Macmillan , 2010-01-05 Discusses the geopolitical implications of climate change, water scarcity, and storm intensification, suggesting ways that these changes may start wars and doom states.
Technologies and strategies for addressing global warming hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, July 17, 1991
272 pages , Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. , 2007 This book approaches the key challenges of achieving urban sustainability in a holistic way, discussing broad-scale sustainability policies and programmes for achieving sustainable urban futures. A Nelson, Australia.
Biosphere - Atmosphere Exchange and Anthropogenic Emissions, Coastal Processes, Acidification, Mercury and POPs, Modelling and Model Validation on Regional, Global and Urban Scales, Regional an Urban Problems
272 pages , Routledge , 2010-04-05 Social power, defined as "the ability to set standards, create norms and values that are deemed legitimate and desirable, without resorting to coercion or payment", is a central part of contemporary international politics. This text introduces and defines the concept of social power and considers how it works in international politics. ...[Read More]