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The Evolution of Carbon Markets: Design and Diffusion

The Evolution of Carbon Markets: Design and Diffusion

Forthcoming

Jørgen Wettestad, Lars H Gulbrandsen
December 22, 2017

Carbon markets are developing and expanding around the world, but how and to what extent is their design shaped by learning and interaction between them? How do these markets function and what is the role of design? Carrying out a ground-breaking analysis of their design and diffusion, this book...

Global Environmental Governance, Civil Society and Wildlife: Birdsong After the Storm

Global Environmental Governance, Civil Society and Wildlife: Birdsong After the Storm

Margi Prideaux
March 13, 2017

The world is entering a period of unprecedented environmental and political change. By mid-century, climate change will cause dramatic ecosystem shifts. Hundreds, if not thousands, of species will disappear from the earth including icons like polar bears, gorillas, Asiatic lions and bluefin tuna....

Energy Security in Japan: Challenges After Fukushima

Energy Security in Japan: Challenges After Fukushima

Vlado Vivoda
September 09, 2016

For a country already uneasy about energy security, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which caused a nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, turned pre-existing Japanese concern about the availability of energy into outright anxiety. The subsequent closure of many nuclear reactors...

US Climate Change Policy

US Climate Change Policy

Christopher J. Bailey
November 28, 2015

The United States is often perceived as sceptical, if not hostile, to the need to address man-made climate change. US government policy has undoubtedly disappointed environmentalists and scientists who believe more concerted action is needed, but a careful examination of the evidence reveals a...

Community Gardening as Social Action

Community Gardening as Social Action

Claire Nettle
February 12, 2014

There has been a resurgence of community gardening over the past decade with a wide range of actors seeking to get involved, from health agencies aiming to increase fruit and vegetable consumption to radical social movements searching for symbols of non-capitalist ways of relating and occupying...

Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South

Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South

Adam Simpson
February 04, 2014

Across the world states are seeking out new and secure supplies of energy but this search is manifesting itself most visibly in Asia where rapid industrialisation in states such as China and India is fomenting a frantic scramble for energy resources. Due to entrenched societal inequities and...

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