Aims to rethink Europe under the sign of openness and hospitality, starting from the Mediterranean—the sea that is so important for the history of the entire West—a sea of differences with a deep unitary root conceived as a paradigm for rethinking new and original forms of social and political coexistence.
Argues that, to make progress within environmental ethics, philosophers must explicitly engage in environmental metaphysics.
Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.
Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.
A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.
Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.
Explores the cultural politics of garbage in contemporary global society.
Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.
Opens up new ways of thinking about and debating the consequences of sustainable urbanism as it moves from planning to practice.
Examines how cities of various sizes on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are making walkability improvements a part of their overall urban revitalization strategy.
Examines the challenges of environmental governance in contemporary North America.
Combining humor and memorable anecdotes, five famous ecotourist destinations offer a breathtaking backdrop to better understanding climate change.
Examines a new type of federal preemption statute popular since 1965 that allows states to retain a certain amount of regulatory discretion, with a focus on environmental statutes.
Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.
Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.
Documents how energy resource acquisition has been the driving motivator for European and American international relations.
Reveals the role played by political and economic elites in the privileging of civilian commercial nuclear energy over other options, such as solar, in the United States after 1945.
Uplifting account of the struggle between the Grassy Narrows First Nation and the Canadian logging industry.
A fresh perspective on American water pollution policy
Looks at the critical role of community members and other interested parties in environmental policy decision making.
Argues that the United States refuses to address global warming because of the reliance of the American economy on urban sprawl.
A new and original way of looking at the challenge presented by environmental issues.
Explores how policy actors in the United States and Russia have developed flexible incentive-based instruments for environmental protection.
Examines state cooperation over increasingly scarce water resources.
Examines the domestic constraints negotiators operate under when nations seek to cooperate.
Argues for new water policies in the Nile River Basin.
Examines cooperation and conflict over water in the Middle East.
Examines why some nations, but not others, have met their commitments to international climate treaties.
The story of the twenty-five-year quest to preserve twenty thousand acres of forest in southeastern New York.
Detailed account of the controversy surrounding the building of a coal-fired cement factory in the Hudson Valley.
Examines how the European Union has handled environmental protection issues.
Examines the politics of transnational water resource management through case studies of the Aral Sea basin and the Danube, Euphrates, and Mekong river basins.
Argues that clean air policy is driven by locally oriented economic elites.
A path-breaking look at the international response to ozone depletion and climate change.
Contends that effective biological conservation and social justice must go hand in hand.
Wetlands are a valuable natural resource, yet over 200,000 acres are destroyed in the United States per year. This book examines whether states should assume the role of protecting wetlands rather than the federal government.
Examines how the modern presidency has responded to environmental concerns.
Argues that the logic of common pool resources is the most appropriate and productive way to understand international environmental conflict, and offers important practical insights into environmental negotiations and bargaining.
Examines the strategic impact of two European ecology parties on the recomposition of left-wing politics in their countries.
Shows how the major world religions view the environmental problems of over population and excess resource consumption, and how they approach possible solutions.
This book examines why policies and laws intended to protect the environment often do not work. In particular, Gamman addresses the fundamental reasons why efforts to protect natural resources in the ...
The environmental movement is having a marked impact on national and international politics. This book examines the dominant ethics, attitudes, and moral values behind the international environmental ...
This book provides the most detailed and comprehensive examination to date of the impact of environmentalism upon contemporary political thought. It sets out to disentangle the various strands of Green ...
The Death of Industrial Civilization explains how the contemporary ecological crisis within industrial society is caused by the values inherent in unlimited economic growth and competitive materialism. ...