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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00
Sustainable development involves linking the economic, social and environmental objectives of societies in a balanced way. It stresses the importance of taking a broader view of what human welfare entails, of using a long-term perspective about the consequences of today's activities, and of recognising the global nature of many of the most pressing... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 131.00
Until recently, governments have measured economic progress by tallying such statistics as GDP, inflation and balance of payments. Today they agree that economic expansion should be socially and environmentally sustainable. Hence measuring progress towards sustainable development is essential to support decision making and inform the public. How should... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 70.00
This OECD Environmental Performance Review provides an independent assessment of Germanys progress in achieving domestic and international environmental policy commitments, together with policy relevant recommendations. It has been conducted to promote peer learning, to enhance countries accountability to each other and to... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00
This report examines six mechanisms that can be used to scale-up financing for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use and to help meet the 2011-20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The mechanisms are environmental fiscal reform, payments for ecosystem services, biodiversity offsets, green markets, biodiversity in climate change funding, and biodiversity... more...
- International Labour Office 2013; US$ 16.00
This report addresses two of the defining challenges of the twenty-first century: achieving environmental sustainability and turning the vision of decent work for all into a reality. It shows that not only are both challenges urgent, but they are also intimately linked and will have to be addressed together. more...
- Hyperion 2008; US$ 11.99
A true force for change, Gary Hirshberg has been at the forefront of movements working for environmental and social transformation for 30 years. From his early days as an educator and activist to his current position as President and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world's largest organic yogurt company, Hirshberg's positive outlook has inspired thousands... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 120.00
Rural poverty remains widespread and persistent in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. A group of leading experts critically examines the impact of land tenure reforms on poverty reduction and natural resource management in countries in Africa and Asia with highly diverse historical contexts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
In this classic study, the authors assess the importance of technological change and resource substitution in support of their conclusion that resource scarcity did not increase in the Unites States during the period 1870 to 1957. Originally published in 1963 more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
This fifth volume of the Tourism Today Series presents a collection of papers addressing how to manage new opportunities in tourism at a variety of destinations and in multiple contextual realities. These papers address important issues related to tourism as a tool for development which will give a better understanding of some of the current challenges. more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00
Economic textbooks predict that taxes and emission trading systems are the cheapest way for societies to reduce emissions of CO2. This book shows that this is also the case in the real world. It estimates the costs to society of reducing CO2 emissions in 15 countries using a broad range of policy instruments in 5 of the sectors that generate most emissions:... more...