Economic Policies and the Common Good
An introduction to issues of land use and the economic tools that are used to resolve land-use conflicts.
Environment, Sustainable Development and the Politics of the Future
In The Green Economy, Michael Jacobs rejects both the traditional Green demand for 'zero growth' and the new economic orthodoxy which seeks to give the environment a monetary value.
Achieving Sustainable Development provides an overall introduction to critical subjects in sustainable development -- industrial growth, women, institutional arrangements, industrial practices, and aboriginal people -- and argues for the immediate development of a research and policy agenda for Canada and suggests mechanisms for its implementation.
Markets, Regulations, and Sustainable Development
Offers an innovative and far-reaching contribution to the debate over sustainability at a time when many individuals are questioning the future of the environment in British Columbia.
Federalism and Canadian Environmental Policy
The first in-depth study of the impact of federalism on Canadian environmental policy, this book takes a detailed look at the ongoing debate on the subject and traces the evolution of the role of the federal government in environmental policy and federal-provincial relations concerning the environment from the late 1960s to the early 1990s.
The International Politics of Whaling examines contemporary whaling issues with an emphasis on three factors: our knowledge of whales and current whale populations and the impact of whaling; the actors and institutions involved in the debate over whaling; and the ethical dimension.
Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam
Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.
This book bridges the gap between theory and practice, bringing together concerned parties who have argued for increased local participation in sustainable community development.
Hydroelectric Power in Canada
White Gold looks at what went wrong with hydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, with the timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regional initiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.
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