Environmental Politics

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Wild Diplomacy

Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.

Inside the Green Lobby

A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.

Material Insurgency

Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.

Garbage in Popular Culture

Explores the cultural politics of garbage in contemporary global society.

Adventures in Sustainable Urbanism

Opens up new ways of thinking about and debating the consequences of sustainable urbanism as it moves from planning to practice.

Walkable Cities

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.

The Big Thaw

Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.

Towards Continental Environmental Policy?

Examines the challenges of environmental governance in contemporary North America.

Tales of an Ecotourist

Combining humor and memorable anecdotes, five famous ecotourist destinations offer a breathtaking backdrop to better understanding climate change.

Innovative Congressional Minimum Standards Preemption Statutes

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.

American Politics and the Environment, Second Edition

Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.

World Politics at the Edge of Chaos

Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.

Energy and Empire

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.

Strong Hearts, Native Lands

Uplifting account of the struggle between the Grassy Narrows First Nation and the Canadian logging industry.

Water Pollution Policies and the American States

A fresh perspective on American water pollution policy

Communication and Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making

Looks at the critical role of community members and other interested parties in environmental policy decision making.

Comparative Environmental Regulation in the United States and Russia

Explores how policy actors in the United States and Russia have developed flexible incentive-based instruments for environmental protection.

Environmental Integration

A new and original way of looking at the challenge presented by environmental issues.

Urban Sprawl, Global Warming, and the Empire of Capital

Argues that the United States refuses to address global warming because of the reliance of the American economy on urban sprawl.

Freshwater Resources and Interstate Cooperation

Examines state cooperation over increasingly scarce water resources.

Who Gets What?

Examines the domestic constraints negotiators operate under when nations seek to cooperate.

Saving Sterling Forest

The story of the twenty-five-year quest to preserve twenty thousand acres of forest in southeastern New York.

The Multi-Governance of Water

Examines the politics of transnational water resource management through case studies of the Aral Sea basin and the Danube, Euphrates, and Mekong river basins.

The Politics of Air Pollution

Argues that clean air policy is driven by locally oriented economic elites.

Oil, Globalization, and the War for the Arctic Refuge

Examines the battle to develop the oil resources of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Ozone Depletion and Climate Change

A path-breaking look at the international response to ozone depletion and climate change.

Global Environmentalism and Local Politics

Examines the internal politics of transnational environmental advocacy networks.

Contested Grounds

Presents diverse views on the relationship between environmental politics and international security.

Environmental Politics in the International Arena

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 ...

Environmentalism and Political Theory

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 ...