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The Design of Climate Policy

The Design of Climate Policy

Roger Guesnerie and Henry Tulkens (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Debates over post-Kyoto Protocol climate change policy often take note of two issues: the feasibility and desirability of international cooperation on climate change policies, given the failure of ... More

Earth System GovernanceWorld Politics in the Anthropocene

Earth System Governance: World Politics in the Anthropocene

Frank Biermann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028226
eISBN:
9780262322928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028226.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Humans are no longer spectators who need to adapt to their natural environment. Our impact on the earth has caused changes that are outside the range of natural variability and are equivalent to such ... More

Ecuador's Environmental RevolutionsEcoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Tammy L. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Ecuador is biologically diverse, petroleum rich, and economically poor. Its extraordinary biodiversity has attracted attention and funding from such transnational environmental organizations as ... More

Energy and CivilizationA History

Energy and Civilization: A History

Vaclav Smil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035774
eISBN:
9780262338301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035774.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Energy is the only universal currency; it is necessary for getting anything done. The conversion of energy on Earth ranges from terra-forming forces of plate tectonics to cumulative erosive effects ... More

Engaging NatureEnvironmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Peter F. Cannavò and Joseph H. Lane Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Engaging Nature is an edited collection that explores how past political theorists conceptualized the natural world and humanity’s relationship with it. The theorists profiled are largely from the ... More

Engaging the EverydayEnvironmental Social Criticism and the Resonance Dilemma

Engaging the Everyday: Environmental Social Criticism and the Resonance Dilemma

John M. Meyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028905
eISBN:
9780262327107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028905.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Addresses a central dilemma facing efforts to promote environmental sustainability: while environmental challenges including climate change threaten the very fabric of our lives, ambitious efforts to ... More

Ethical Adaptation to Climate ChangeHuman Virtues of the Future

Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Predictions about global climate change have produced both stark scenarios of environmental catastrophe and purportedly pragmatic ideas about adaptation. This book takes a different perspective, ... More

Failed PromisesEvaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

David M. Konisky (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book provides the first comprehensive assessment of the federal government’s implementation of environmental justice policy. Decades of scholarly research has demonstrated that low-income and ... More

Fighting King CoalThe Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In Fighting King Coal, Shannon Elizabeth Bell examines an understudied puzzle within social movement theory: why so few of the vast number of people who suffer from industry-produced environmental ... More

Fracking the NeighborhoodReluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Jessica Smartt Gullion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foot-high drill appears on the other side of a back yard fence and diesel trucks clog a quiet two-lane ... More

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