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]
300 pages , University of Washington Press , 2013-12-19 The Appalachian Trail, a thin ribbon of wilderness running through the densely populated eastern United States, offers a refuge from modern society and a place apart from human ideas and institutions. But as environmental historian�and thru-hiker�Sarah Mittlefehldt argues, the trail is also a conduit for communi...[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.
192 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-05-19 Christian Munthe undertakes an innovative, in-depth philosophical analysis of what the idea of a precautionary principle is and should be about. A novel theory of the ethics of imposing risks is developed and used as a foundation for defending the idea of precaution in environmental and technological policy makin...[Read More]
258 pages , Hart Publishing , 2001 This collection of essays examines the roles which land use planning can play in the protection of the environment. The subjects covered range from traditional concerns like pollution, nuisance and contaminated land to biodiversity and the pursuit of sustainable development, which forms the defining element of current environmental poli...[Read More]
H.R. 3532, the Antarctic Environmental Protection Act Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Science of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, February 8, 1994
137 pages , Peter Lang Pub Inc , 2007 Poverty reduction and climate change mitigation are among the most prominent global challenges. These challanges are addressed by means of the Millenium Development Goals and the implementation of new international organisations. The book illustrates the complexity of poverty eradication and its interdependence with environmental pro...[Read More]
Optimizing Nitrogen Management in Food and Energy Production and Environmental Protection Proceedings of the 2nd International Nitrogen Conference on Science and Policy, Potomac, MD, USA, 14-18 October 2001
1022 pages , CRC Press , 2002-01-01 The production of food and energy interfere with the natural nitrogen cycle of the earth. Many of these changes are beneficial, while others are detrimental to societies and the environment. The changing nature of nitrogen in the global environment crosses scientific disciplines, geographical boundaries and political divisions and chal...[Read More]
218 pages , SAGE , 2000 After defining environmental crime and discussing the extent of the environmental crisis, this book explores the causes, investigation, prosecution and prevention of all types of environmental crime.
496 pages , Duke University Press , 2016-08-05 In this sweeping social history Dorceta E. Taylor examines the emergence and rise of the multifaceted U.S. conservation movement from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century. She shows how race, class, and gender influenced every aspect of the movement, including the establishment of parks; campaigns to protect wil...[Read More]