ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
General Editor: Lawrence Susskind – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) [USA]
Our Environment and Sustainability book publishing programme seeks to push the frontiers of scholarship while simultaneously offering prescriptive and programmatic advice to policymakers and practitioners around the world. We have launched four series below with one more in the work. Each has an excellent editorial board featuring scholars, practitioners and business experts eager to link theory and practice), and look forward to publishing research monographs, professional and major reference works, upper-level textbooks and general interest titles.
Another project related to the Anthem Environment and Sustainability programme is Anthem EnviroExperts Review. Through this online micro-review site, Anthem Press seeks to build a community of practice involving scientists, policy analysts and activists committed to creating a clearer and deeper understanding of how ecological systems – at every level – operate, and how they have been damaged by unsustainable development. We publish a new set of short reviews every two to three months of important books in the environmental field, broadly defined.
Understanding ecosystem services and harnessing market forces to drive conservation and restoration.
Series Editor: Lawrence Susskind – MIT [USA]
Building a prescriptive environmental policymaking agenda based on sound analysis and empirical insights.
Series Editor: Saleem H. Ali – University of Queensland [Australia]
Documenting efforts to combat climate change and incorporate sustainability science into policy-making.
Series Editor: Brooke Hemming – US Environmental Protection Agency [USA]
Enhancing our understanding of better ways to facilitate the management of shared water resources at international and national levels.
Series Editor: Shafiqul Islam – Tufts University [USA]
Contingent Approaches to Managing Complex Water Problems
Rooted in the ideas of complexity science and mutual gains negotiation, this volume shows why traditional systems engineering approaches will not work for complex water problems and what emerging tools and techniques are needed to resolve them. This collection successfully synthesizes insights from theory and practice to advocate for contingent and adaptive management using a water diplomacy framework.
A New Approach to Economics, Innovation and the Environment
Advances a proactive response to the dangers of climate change, which can only be overcome by decoupling economic growth from environmental consumption and focusing on a new approach to efficiency, innovation and policymaking.
In this timely collection of essays, Frank Ackerman and Elizabeth A. Stanton show that the impact of inaction on climate change will be far worse than the cost of ambitious climate policies.
Federalism in the United States, Brazil, and Germany
With the US as the world’s most prominent climate change outlaw, “Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policy” offers a unique combination of state-level analysis, international comparison and domestic policy prescription, pointing the way to a productive federal–state partnership for climate change policymaking in the United States.
Scientific Analysis and Management Strategies
The Atlas of Climate Change Impact on European Cultural Heritage' is comprised of a vulnerability atlas and its accompanying guidelines, which together reveal the effects of future climate variations on cultural heritage.
Provides a revealing global overview of air pollution and its startling impact through graphical and visual representation of data.
Climate Change as if Thermodynamics Mattered
Climate change lends itself to both political economy and humor. Through the lens of thermodynamics, the payment Ecuador seeks for not drilling in the Yasuní is equitable and efficient.
Lessons from Latin America
Consisting of country case studies and comparative analyses from Latin American and US based political economists, this volume addresses the shortcomings of foreign investment for development, and sets out the challenges facing policy makers in this field.
Environmental Justice and Ecological Restoration
Explores the relationship between the environment, human activity and social justice.