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- Springer 2010; US$ 319.00
This book consists of a collection of articles (survey and research) describing the area of energy, natural resources and environmental economics. The contents of this book is divided into four sections. The first part considers petroleum and natural gas applications, taking up topics ranging from the management of incomes and reserves to market modeling... more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2008; US$ 19.95
With environmental concerns a top issue for consumers everywhere, the green market is the next big boom industry for entrepreneurs looking to make money—and make a difference. Discover 75 green startup ideas in multiple industries, including eco-tourism, small wind power, green schools, water conservation landscaping, green investment consulting and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
This insightful book explores the issue of sustainable development in its more operative and applied sense. Although a great deal of research has addressed potential interpretations and definitions of sustainable development, much of this work is too abstract to offer policy-makers and researchers the feasible and effective guidelines they require.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
Governments around the world are struggling to meet their commitments to achieve targets relating to reductions in greenhouse gases. Many writers advocating ways to achieve these targets offer radical but often impractical approaches that do not offer a way forward within the existing economic model. In contrast, Towards Ecological Taxation is a pragmatic... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Climate Change and Growth in Asia is a comprehensive analysis of the major issues of climate change and global warming and their possible impacts on the growth of major Asian economies. The book addresses the climate change crisis in Asia within the context of three major challenges of growth: population, poverty and greenhouse gas emissions. The contributors... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99
Climate change is beginning to have effects on climate, weather and resource availability in ways that need to be anticipated when planning for the future. In particular, changes in rainfall patterns and temperature may impact the intensity or schedule of water availability. Also the retreat of tropical glaciers, the drying of unique Andean wetland... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00
This work focuses on how economics can contribute to the design, implementation and appraisal of legal systems that create the "right" incentives for environmental protection. The 16 original and specially commissioned contributions - written by some of the leading names in their field - span many of the important areas of contemporary interest and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00
The importance of the hedonic valuation approach in public policy evaluation and environmental value estimation is now widely accepted. This text is especially designed to illustrate the basic assumptions of the hedonic approach and highlight the strengths and weaknesses associated with it. Combining rigorous theoretical analysis, detailed empirical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00
The impact of climate change on seven regions of the United States is studied in this new collection. The basic hypothesis of the study is that warming would be beneficial to the economies of the colder northern regions but harmful to the economies of the warmer more southern regions. This is confirmed in a careful set of sectoral studies applied to... more...