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Concluding Remarks

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237142
eISBN:
9780191717321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237142.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An attempt is made to show how Maximus' philosophy communicates with modern challenges. His conception of a Christocentric cosmology with its internal principles, are applied to two issues, viz. the ... More


Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Douglas A. Kysar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Drawing insight from a diverse array of sources—including moral philosophy, political theory, cognitive psychology, ecology, and science and technology studies—this book offers a new theoretical ... More


Introduction

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the human impact on the planet. It then considers the relationship between religious tradition and environmental issues. It then outlines the ... More


Creation in Church History

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A number of environmental scientists and theologians view the Judaeo–Christian tradition with suspicion, even hostility, and some lay the blame for the current environmental situation at the door of ... More


Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Every society expresses its fundamental values and hopes in the ways it inhabits its landscapes. In this exploration, this book raises difficult questions about America's core values while ... More


Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Nicolas de Sadeleer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book traces the evolution of environmental principles from their origins as vague political slogans reflecting fears about environmental hazards to their embodiment in enforceable laws. Since ... More


Public Participation in the Environment: A South-East Asian Perspective

Lye Lin Heng

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter uses the term ‘public participation’ in an examination of the role of non-governmental organisations in the context of environmental issues. It begins with an examination into public ... More


Environment and Energy: On a Bumpy Road Towards a Clean Energy Future

Kim Talus

in EU Energy Law and Policy: A Critical Account

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686391
eISBN:
9780191766268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686391.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the environmental aspects of EU energy law and policy. It begins with a general discussion of the conflicting policy considerations and the inherent weaknesses of the ... More


Environment and Sustainable Development

Colin T Reid

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A considerable amount of the legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament can be seen as falling within the general area of environment and sustainable development, but providing an assessment of it ... More


The Green Enigma: German Environmentalism, 1980 to 2013

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In German history, the 1980s are the green decade par excellence. The Green Party rose to prominence, environmental problems received prime attention across the political spectrum, and green ... More


Risk Communication and Public Health

Peter Bennett, Kenneth Calman, Sarah Curtis, and Denis Fischbacher-Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Controversies about risks to public health regularly hit the news, whether about food safety, environmental issues, medical interventions, or ‘lifestyle’ risks such as drinking. To those trying to ... More


Property Development and Environmental Impact of Projects

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter highlights the challenges to their profitable property development model especially in the last few years, the emergence of environmental issues in new projects since the late 1990s, and ... More


Science–Policy–Citizen Dynamics in International Environmental Governance

Rolf Lidskog and Göran Sundqvist

in Governing the Air: The Dynamics of Science, Policy, and Citizen Interaction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016506
eISBN:
9780262298278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016506.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this chapter, the future regulation of transboundary environmental issues, including air pollution and climate change, is discussed, along with the techniques of analyzing science–policy–citizen ... More


Cultural Construction of the Environment and Pollution

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah El-Haggar

in People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents material on the understanding and construction of environmental issues. Unless otherwise specified the data come from the first survey (1995) of the project. However, in the ... More


International River Basins: Pervasive Unidirectional Externalities

Peter Rogers

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter talks about international river basins and the effects of pervasive unidirectional externalities. The chapter states that water development in our time is driven by population growth and ... More


Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Paul Elliott, Jon Wakefield, Nicola Best, and David Briggs (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book explores the field of geographical variations in disease. Especially with respect to variations in environmental exposures at the small-area scale, the book gives an account of current ... More


Organized Science, Usable Knowledge, and Multilateral Environmental Governance

Peter M. Haas and Casey Stevens

in Governing the Air: The Dynamics of Science, Policy, and Citizen Interaction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016506
eISBN:
9780262298278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016506.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The contribution of the application of the political science literature and usable knowledge regarding the solution and management of environmental issues and the creation of multilateral ... More


Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Martin Solan, Rebecca J. Aspden, and David M. Paterson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The biological composition and richness of most of the Earth’s major ecosystems are being dramatically and irreversibly transformed by anthropogenic activity. Yet, despite the vast areal extent of ... More


Introduction

Julian Agyeman, Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger, Caroline Campbell, and Julia Prange

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about environmental justice and sustainable development in the former Soviet Union (FSU) republics. This volume evaluates the ... More


Lead and the Roots of Environmental Controversies

Moore Colleen F.

in Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153910
eISBN:
9780199846986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153910.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines the negative effects of lead exposure on children's development. Several studies have confirmed that lead exposure lowers children's intellectual quotient (IQ) test scores and ... More


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