Environmental Policy

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Sensing Changes

Technologies, Environments, and the Everyday, 1953-2003

UBC Press

These narratives about state-driven megaprojects and technological and regulatory changes reveal how humans make sense of their world in the face of rapid environmental change.

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Speaking for Ourselves

Environmental Justice in Canada

UBC Press

This book showcases the work of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal scholars who uphold environmental justice as the path to a more just, equitable, and sustainable Canada.

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The Aquaculture Controversy in Canada

Activism, Policy, and Contested Science

UBC Press

A comprehensive examination of the aquaculture controversy in Canada.

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Managed Annihilation

An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

UBC Press

By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.

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Principles of Brownfield Regeneration

Cleanup, Design, and Reuse of Derelict Land

Island Press

The first book to provide an accessible introduction to the design, policy, and technical issues related to redevelopment of "brownfields" – idle property whose development or improvement is impaired by contamination.

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Linking Human Rights and the Environment

The University of Arizona Press

This books explores the relationship between environmental degradation and human suffering, two arenas often treated by organizations and governments as unrelated.

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The Rising Sea

Island Press

The authoritative book on sea level rise and its coastal consequences.

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Towards 0-Impact Buildings and Built Environments

Island Press

A compilation of key notes and best papers of the 2010 Sustainable Building Euregional Conference.

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The Case for a Carbon Tax

Getting Past Our Hang-Ups to Effective Climate Policy

Island Press

A clear-eyed, sophisticated analysis of climate-change policy, Hsu weighs the economic, social, administrative, and political merits of a carbon tax to argue it is the most effective policy.

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The Environmental Rights Revolution

A Global Study of Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment

UBC Press

David Boyd shows that recognition of the right to a healthy environment is not only growing, it is having a profound influence on public policy and environmental protection.

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