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  • Hydrogen Energyby Paul Ekins

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 90.00

    Hydrogen could be a significant fuel of the future, with the potential to make a major contribution to the resolution of pressing social and environmental problems such as carbon emissions, energy security and local air pollution. This book, based on four years of detailed research, subjects the promise and potential of hydrogen to searching, in-depth... more...

  • A New World Orderby Paul Ekins

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainabilityby Paul Ekins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    A key area of public policy in the last twenty years is the question of how, and how much, to protect vthe environment. At the heart of this has been the heated debate over the nature of the relationship between economic growth and environmental sustainability. Is environemental sustainability economic growth or `green growth', a contradiction in terms?... more...

  • Carbon-Energy Taxationby Mikael Skou Andersen; Paul Ekins

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 97.99

    When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990 Finland was the first country to introduce a tax on CO2. Later, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovenia, Germany and the UK followed suit with tax reforms that shifted... more...

  • Trade, Globalization and Sustainability Impact Assessmentby Paul Ekins; Tancrede Voituriez

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 85.00

    Trade liberalization, as promoted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), has become one of the dominant drivers and most controversial aspects of globalization. Trade sustainability impact assessments (SIAs) were introduced as a means of generating better understanding especially of the social and environmental impacts of trade liberalisation, and... more...

  • Real Life Economicsby Paul Ekins; Manfred Max-Neef

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 78.95

    The past fifty years have witnessed the triumph of an industrial development that has engendered great social and environmental costs. Conventional economics has too often either ignored these costs or failed to analyse them appropriately. This book constructs a framework within which the wider impacts of economic activity can be both understood and... more...

  • Energy 2050by Paul Ekins; Jim Skea; Mark Winskel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 90.00

    The United Kingdom is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050, a target that will only be achieved by transforming the way that energy is supplied and used. At the same time there are anxieties about the security of energy provision in terms of European dependency on natural gas and the reliability of electricity... more...

  • Global Warming and Energy Demandby Terry Barker; Paul Ekins; Nick Johnstone

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 83.95

    This book presents a range of current views on the use of economic measures to control greenhouse gas emissions. the authors discuss the responsiveness of the energy market to changes in prices, taxes and incomes. The book's concern with global warming involves analyses of possible energy use both in the long and short term. more...

  • The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europeby Akihisa Mori; Paul Ekins; Stefan Speck; Soo-Cheol Lee; Kazuhiro Ueta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    This book reviews how far East Asian nations have implemented green fiscal reform, and show how they can advance carbon-energy tax reform to realize low-carbon development, with special reference to European policy and experience. East Asian nations are learning European experiences to adopt them in their political, economic and institutional... more...

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