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Between Preservation and ExploitationTransnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Kemi Fuentes-George

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When are transnational networks likely to convince policymakers in developing countries to adopt potentially costly environmental regulations for the good of managing biodiversity? Since most of the ... More

The Carbon Crunch

The Carbon Crunch

Dieter Helm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explains the causes of climate change and who is responsible for it. It shows that the emissions keep going up, and that nothing of substance has yet been achieved after more than two ... More

Chemicals without HarmPolicies for a Sustainable World

Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Ken Geiser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Thousands of synthetic chemicals are used to make our clothing, cosmetics, household products and electronic devices. However, many of these chemicals are hazardous and potentially dangerous to our ... More

Citizen SciencePublic Participation in Environmental Research

Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Janis L. Dickinson and Rick Bonney (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards. The large numbers of volunteers who participate in such projects ... More

Civic EcologyAdaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In communities across the country and around the world, people are coming together to rebuild and restore local environments that have been affected by crisis, disinvestment, or disaster. In New ... More

Clearer Skies Over ChinaReconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Chris P. Nielsen and Mun S. Ho (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

China's carbon dioxide emissions now outstrip those of other countries and its domestic air quality is severely degraded, especially in urban areas. Its sheer size and its growing, ... More

The Collapse of Western CivilizationA View from the Future

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future

Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169547
eISBN:
9780231537957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169547.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought ... More

The Commons in HistoryCulture, Conflict, and Ecology

The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

Derek Wall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027212
eISBN:
9780262322003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027212.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explores the relationship between common pool property and resources, and ecological sustainability. The debate between Hardin, who developed the idea of the ‘tragedy of the commons’ and ... More

Consensus and Global Environmental GovernanceDeliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explores the practical and conceptual implications of the de facto necessity of consensus for development of international environmental law. Juristic democracy emphasizes the role of the ... More

Constructing GreenThe Social Structures of Sustainability

Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Rebecca L. Henn and Andrew J. Hoffman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Buildings are the nation's greatest energy consumers. Forty percent of all our energy is used for heating, cooling, lighting, or powering machines and devices in buildings. Despite decades of ... More

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