Environmental Studies

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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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Forest Economics

UBC Press

This book covers the basic economic principles and concepts and their application to modern forest management and policy issues.

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Policies for Sustainably Managing Canada’s Forests

Tenure, Stumpage Fees, and Forest Practices

UBC Press

This book compares provincial forest policies on public land across Canada, and considers how they may hinder or enhance the pursuit of sustainable forest management objectives.

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Chasing Molecules

Poisonous Products, Human Health, and the Promise of Green Chemistry

Island Press

Chasing Molecules explores the development of green chemistry as an alternative to the dangerous synthetic chemicals found in countless consumer products.

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Offshore Petroleum Politics

Regulation and Risk in the Scotian Basin

UBC Press

This comprehensive study of petroleum politics in the Scotian Basin reveals the complex interplay of regulation and risk as industry, federal, and provincial authorities struggle to develop Canada's Atlantic offshore oil and gas resources.

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Shifting Baselines

The Past and the Future of Ocean Fisheries

Island Press
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Making Healthy Places

Designing and Building for Health, Well-being, and Sustainability

Island Press

Making Healthy Places presents a diagnosis of-and offers treatment for-problems related to the built environment.

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Navigating Climate Change Policy

The University of Arizona Press

An essential resource for policymakers and judges at all levels of government who deal with questions of climate governance.

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Making Nature Whole

A History of Ecological Restoration

Island Press
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British Columbia’s Inland Rainforest

Ecology, Conservation, and Management

UBC Press

This book brings together information from a wide range of sources about the ecology, management, and conservation of British Columbia’s inland rainforest.

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