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This book provides an evaluation of the science and policy debates on climate change and offers a reframing of the challenges they pose, as understood by key international experts and players in the field.
Most of the written material on the Common Agricultural Policy CAP is about the details of the day. This work offers an understanding of why the policies are as they are, how they attempt to tackle the problems faced in the European Union and the degree of success they achieve,...
Without the effective participation of developing Asia, a climate crisis is certain. This title intends to identify and remove barriers to a co-benefit approach in developing Asia's transport sector. It features analytical frameworks to identify strategies with potential co-benefits, offering fresh findings on black carbon and dieselization.
Offshore Renewable Energy: Accelerating the Deployment of Offshore Wind, Tidal, and Wave Technologies
Research in support of the International Energy Agency's Renewable Energy Technology Development RETD Implementing Agreement.
The State of the World\'s Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture: Managing Systems at Risk
A title on the global status of land and water resources. It focuses on these key dimensions of analysis: quantity, quality of land and water resources, and the rate of use and sustainable management of these resources in the context of relevant socio-economic driving factors and concerns, including food security...
Provides a critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis, as evidence of its failure to achieve food security for the world's population. This book examines both the contradictions in the global food system as well as the implications of existing ideologies of...
This book is the first to introduce a systematic means of including context in sustainability management and doing effective CSM. After making the case for why context matters, the book explains how to do context-based CSM by providing a stepwise, cyclical blueprint for how to practice it in any organization.
Marks the beginning of a kind of democratic politics, providing practical lessons on how to increase the impact of global deliberation projects within the media and on official policy processes. This book explores important themes for participatory approaches from the local to the global.
The participation of the European Community and the Member States in international climate change policy is a complex issue. This title explains the foundations of European climate and clean energy law and policy, and the position of the European Community in the international climate dialogue.